R search applet initialization

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik@wu-wien.ac.at
Tue, 11 Jun 2002 15:45:03 +0200

>>>>> ripley  writes:

> On Tue, 11 Jun 2002 mikalzet@libero.it wrote:
>> R 1.5.1 is due to come out ... and I've just noticed that the R help.start
>> page search applet doesn't work on my Mandrake 8.2 system even though I've
>> upgraded mozilla to version 1.0 and I have a perfectly working java (all
>> right, I'm using 1.4.0 now, but with mozilla 0.98 and java 1.3.1 it still
>> didn't work). I had thought the problem due to a too-old mozilla version,
>> but it doesn't seem to be that now.
>> Error messages throughout changes in versions of mozilla and java are
>> consistent: the java applet doesn't get initialized.
>> Could this be a problem with default mandrake file permissions ?

> I've never seen anything like this in RedHat 7.2, where Mozilla 0.9.6,
> 0.9.9 and 1.0rc2 all worked.

I can confirm the problem with current Debian testing and Mozilla
0.9.9-6, whereas things work fine with Netscape 4.77-2.

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