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Re: Java status NetBSD

Hi Tobias,

thank you very much. I really need it- otherwise I have to stay on Linux
box- and I used NetBSD since 3 release :).

Do you have any clue when can we expect working jdk or openjdk? Can I
assist you in testing anyhow?


Dnia 2009-12-04, piÄ o godzinie 10:43 +0100, Tobias Nygren pisze:
> On Fri, 4 Dec 2009 09:26:45 +0000 (UTC)
> Piotr Adamus <> wrote:
> > I need to have working Java plugin. I use it to run quite demanding
> > applet- I attach the screen shot. Unfortunately linux Java cannot
> > provide enough performance- I simply cannot use that applet by linux
> > Java emulation. I tried also openjdk7- java works but for some reasons,
> > applet initializes but it seems there is a problem within certificates.
> > When running an applet I should be displayed a dialog window asking if I
> > accept the certificate- using openjdk7 I am not given that chance. 
> > 
> > Formerly I used also jdk15- that worked great but at this moment I
> > cannot compile this version of jdk- it seems that many changes occurred
> > in pkgsrc therefore wip/jdk15 is somehow outdated and returns errors
> > when compiling.
> The icedtea plugin regressed to a non-working state with the latest
> openjdk7 update. Sorry about that, I need to look at it again.
> For the wip packages, I think they are salvageable. The plugin build
> will need some TLC and API tweaks, and I think they should
> be converted to a two-stage build. Since I'm partly responsible for
> the bitrot due to mozilla rototils in pkgsrc, I'll see what I can do.
> -Tobias

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