[kaffe] Re: CVS kaffe (robilad): resynced with gnu classpath (Mozilla plugin)

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Mon Jun 5 19:20:39 PDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-06-01 at 01:46 -0600, Alan Eliasen wrote:
> Dalibor Topic wrote:
> > A new dependency has been introduced for the appletviewer, which uses
> > Mozilla's libraries. That may trip up the build for people who don't
> > have mozilla development packages installed, so in that case please add
> > --disable-plugin to your configure line.
>    Can we add information about this to "configure --help" ?  I had to
> dig through the mailing list archives to find this information.

Thanks for reporting it, Alan. I've now added the option to Kaffe's
configure script.
>    Since most people won't be building a plugin (since it's not complete
> and insecure still,) can we make --disable-plugin the default?

Yeah, that should be the default.

>    It would be safer to prevent people from building the plugin unless
> they know what they're doing, and until it's marginally secure.

Agreed. I'll check a patch to configure in to do that tomorrow.
Meanwhile, see http://www.kaffe.org/~robilad/firefox_kaffe.png ;)

dalibor topic

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