[icedtea-web] Why use a separate basedir for plugin?
dbhole at redhat.com
Tue Oct 26 15:18:01 PDT 2010
* Omair Majid <omajid at redhat.com> [2010-10-26 11:03]:
> I noticed that the plugin uses a different basedir (see
> JNLPRuntime.setBaseDir) from javaws. Is there a reason why?
> Since committing the deployment configuration patch, I have been
> working on integrating it into icedtea-web (I believe that ~/.netxrc
> is deprecated as of now). The deployment settings however, do not
> distinguish between plugin and javaws - whether in terms of the
> cache they use or which certificates are considered trusted. Hence I
> would like to make them both use the same certificates and cache
> (and possibly other things). Are there any reasons against doing
Well, for one, they are 2 different things. We use the netx component
for embedding, but the plugin is still separate in terms of
How about putting everything in ~/.icedtea?
Speaking of deployement configuration, perhaps we should use
.java/deployement for that? If a user has previous deployment settings
from the Oracle JDK, they shouldn't have to re-do it just for
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