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Re: java 1.4 in browser -- is it possible?

On Sat, Mar 19, 2005 at 09:54:30AM -0500, Barry Hawkins wrote:
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> Tamas K Papp wrote:
> | Hi,
> |
> | I need Java 1.4 to run something (www.theswitchboard.ca) in Firefox.
> | Is it possible on linux/ppc?  I only found 1.3.x on blackdown.
> [...]
> Tamas,
> ~    Aside from free java and the gcjwebplugin, I think your options are
> pretty limited.  The 1.3.1 Blackdown JRE/JDK for powerpc is pretty new;
> the only other JDKs for powerpc-linux are those from IBM.  If you use
> these, be sure to use the latest version of the java-package utility,
> which allows you to package non-free JREs and JDKs as Debian packages.



says it is possible with IBM's JRE.  I will let you know when I get it
working.  Thanks for the info.


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