Building plugin and javaws on Linux

Mark Wielaard mark at
Wed Sep 5 19:54:00 UTC 2007

Hi Alexander,

> I was successfull in building openjdk b18 on my openSUSE 10.2 build service 
> account, but unfortunately the Mozilla plugin and javaws were not build.
> Any idea how to include this to the build. The binary distribution has both so 
> I think there has to be a switch somewhere.

Unfortunately the plugin and webstart sources haven't been released. For
IcedTea we converted gcjwebplugin to work with openjdk.
That works pretty nicely. It was integrated into IcedTea 1.3
And now actually ships with Fedora RawHide

We haven't integrated a free replacement for webstart yet. But with GNU
Classpath we have been using NetX, which is free and works although only
implements an older jnlp version:



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