Re: [g-a-devel] success with gnopernicus 0.8.4 Gnome 2.6 in Debian


Note that the latest gnopernicus, which is what we at Sun are running,
is 0.11.17.  The 0.8 series is very old indeed.  While I am also happy
that you have a stable system running, there have been a large number of
crasher fixes since 0.8.X.  I am not sure how much effort one should put
into diagnosing issues with versions three-minor-revisions old.  Perhaps
you might try the 0.11 series on one (not the one that is working,
perhaps <smile> ).

best regards,


On Thu, 2004-11-11 at 19:50, Peter Korn wrote:
> Hi Kenny,
> Without a detailed list of the versions of all of the bits that you are 
> running, it is difficult to attempt to diagnose anything.  I'm very pleased to 
> hear you have a very stable system with Gnopernicus now - the internal stuff 
> we're running in Sun is reasonably stable for us.
> Java is NOT a requirement for Mozilla access; only for StarOffice and of 
> course for Java applications.
> Regards,
> Peter Korn
> Sun Accessibility team
> Kenny Hitt wrote:
> > Hi.  I recently installed a new Debian system.  I upgraded the box to
> > unstable.  I installed the Debian packages for Gnome and Gnopernicus.
> > In Debian, Gnome 2.6 and Gnopernicus 0.8.4 are the latest available.  I
> > haven't installed any Java support.  Since Debian doesn't allow Java in
> > it's main distro, I don't believe any Java packages were installed
> > as dependencys.
> > I've noticed I have a very stable system. I haven't crashed Gnopernicus
> > or any gnome app in the over 2 months I've been running it this way.
> > There are some problems with accessibility, but no problems with
> > stability.  On my other Debian box which has Sun's JDK installed,
> > Gnopernicus is very unstable.  That box's Gnome is basically useless.
> > Does anyone have an idea why a system using only Debian packages is so
> > stable while a box with Java support isn't?  The box with Java install
> > is completely stable for my sighted girl friend who doesn't use any
> > Gnome accessibility features.  That would suggest the stability problems
> > are part of the accessibility and not a general problem.
> > 
> > One other strange thing is Mozilla access.  the box with Java installed
> > doesn't have much access to Mozilla.  the box with all Debian packages
> > will allow me to read web pages using Mozilla-firefox.  The access isn't
> > perfect, but it is noticably better than anything I've had before.
> > I thought Java was a requirement for Mozilla access.  Can someone pleas
> > explain what is going on?
> > 
> >           Kenny
> > 
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