Bug#576361: libwebkit-1.0-2: Java support?

Sven Arvidsson sa at whiz.se
Thu Jul 1 22:24:12 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-05-23 at 00:34 +0200, Sven Arvidsson wrote:
> With the newest icedtea/openjdk packages it's possible to get Java
> working by launching Epiphany with:
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/xulrunner-1.9.2/ epiphany-browser
> Except that as soon as an applet is running, epiphany becomes
> unresponsive, fails to respons to input and stops redrawing.
> This error is printed on the terminal:
>         java version "1.6.0_18"
>         OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.8) (6b18-1.8-2)
>         OpenJDK Server VM (build 16.0-b13, mixed mode)
>         /scratch/packages/openjdk/b18/openjdk-6-6b18-1.8/build/../plugin/icedteanp/IcedTeaNPPlugin.cc:622: thread 0x9a08ea8: Error: Unknown plugin value requested.
> Any ideas if this is a problem with Webkit, Icedtea, or in the browser
> (both Epiphany and Midori have the same problem)?

Adding the Xulrunner path to LD_LIBRARY_PATH seems to the right way for
other browsers to get Icedtea working, at least that's how Chromium does
it, see bug #574679.

The fact that Epiphany hangs on the first applet running is a bug I

(Cc'ing Epiphany maintainers for comments)

Sven Arvidsson
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