If Icedtea-web is the plug-in component for OpenJDK upstream, its name should be openjdk-plugin !
adinn at redhat.com
Tue Apr 17 03:49:23 PDT 2012
On 17/04/12 10:41, Andrew Haley wrote:
> I think we should open a fedora bug for this. Something along the
> lines of "plugin is not installed by default and is hard for a user
> to find."
I don't disagree with this but I'll note two things about the 'use case'
Fernando offered that is driving this change.
First, if you type openjdk into the Fedora (16) Add/Remove Software GUI
the plug-in /is/ found (it gets listed as 'Extra packages for OpenJDK'
or something like that).
Second, his example of 'yum install openjdk*' is misleading. You can
only wildcard yum info/list. If you do use 'yum info' then it appears to
search the package names using the lcase version of what you type in.
I don't want to sound like I am nit-picking (although I am sure I do). I
think it is important that we present a case to Sun that is clear and
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