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Re: Java plugin stopped working. [SOLVED]



* Steve <zephod cfl rr com> [2008-11-06 10:30]:
> 
> ---- Andrew Overholt <overholt redhat com> wrote: 
> > * Steve <zephod cfl rr com> [2008-11-06 09:03]:
> > > I did some experiments and I was able to reproduce the same problem if
> > > I only installed:
> > > java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-0.18.b09.fc9.i386
> > > java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin-1.6.0.0-0.18.b09.fc9.x86_64
> > > 
> > > ie don't install the x86_64 package of openjdk. If I only install the
> > > x86_64 package and not the i386 package, the java plugin still works.
> > 
> > The OpenJDK packages aren't multi-lib compatible.
> 
> So that means that the x86_64 and i386 packages shouldn't be installed
> at the same time? ;-D

Technically yes, I guess.  Tom?

> If these packages are not meant to be installed at the same time, then
> perhaps it would be a good idea to have the package dependecies set up
> to prevent this by default.

Yes.  Lillian/Deepak:  any thoughts on this?

> Is there a situation when you would want them both installed?

You *may* want both installed if you have 32-bit and 64-bit JNI code in
different apps but in general you won't need both.

Andrew


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