Aidan Keady wrote:
>>>>>> ISTR there is a problem with Java in the latest version of SuSE -
>> Mozilla is compiled with GCC 3.2 and the plugin isn't and so won't
>> work - could that be it? (or am I hallucinating).
>>> This is what I meant -
>>http://sdb.suse.de/en/sdb/html/mozilla.html>> <start snip>
>> Java (SuSE Linux 8.1)
>> Starting from SuSE Linux 8.1, gcc-3.x is used to compile Mozilla, making
> Java support impossible. Since Java 2 by IBM and SUN is still compiled
> with gcc-2.x, these Java versions are incompatible with the Mozilla
> interface. Other plug-ins existing in binary form should work by means
> of a patch.
>> Currently we are in the process of finding a solution to this Java
> problem. The solution will be published in this article if our efforts
>> As an interim workaround, you could use Mozilla packages made available
> for SuSE Linux 8.0. However, you might experience difficulties in some
> cases. Therefore, we cannot guarantee smooth operation.
>> <end snip>
>> May not be relevant, but it's what I'd seen before!
Sorry - original e-mail only went to Niall - the above is from SuSE's
site - dated 16th October, but still there, so maybe they haven't fixed
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