Note: This is a beta release of Red Hat Bugzilla 5.0. The data contained within is a snapshot of the live data so any changes you make will not be reflected in the production Bugzilla. Also email is disabled so feel free to test any aspect of the site that you want. File any problems you find or give feedback here.

Bug 455239

Summary: i586 java plugin does not work on x86_64
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: Michal Nowak <mnowak>
Component: firefoxAssignee: Martin Stransky <stransky>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: desktop-bugs <desktop-bugs>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 5.2CC: fitzsim, gecko-bugs-nobody, langel, mmalik, ohudlick, rbiba
Target Milestone: rc   
Target Release: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of: Environment:
Last Closed: 2008-07-18 13:15:14 UTC Type: ---
Regression: --- Mount Type: ---
Documentation: --- CRM:
Verified Versions: Category: ---
oVirt Team: --- RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: --- Target Upstream Version:

Description Michal Nowak 2008-07-14 12:13:12 UTC
Description of problem:

Install java-1.5.0-sun with plugin on x86_64 (plugin in itself i586 but shipped
with x86_64), open firefox-3 and take a look to about:plugins -> no java plugin. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


java-1.5.0-sun-plugin- or

* no nspluginwrapper

How reproducible:

might be dup of bug 455233

Comment 1 Radek Bíba 2008-07-14 16:35:27 UTC
As I wrote in bug 455246, having i586 -plugin package and x86_64 main package
and thinking it's gonna work is pretty naive IMHO. We shouldn't ship it. Unless
rel-eng has a historical reason to keep doing so...

Comment 2 Martin Stransky 2008-07-18 13:15:14 UTC
Closing as WONTFIX.