IcedTea-Web and chrome/chromium?

Jiri Vanek jvanek at
Thu Nov 27 13:11:08 UTC 2014

On 11/27/2014 01:50 PM, Guillaume Alaux wrote:
> Hi all,
> So I understand chrome/chromium moved away from NPAPI last year [0]
> but I still see a lot of references to chrome/chromium in IcedTea-Web
> sources (the ./configure for one takes these `--with-chrome` and
> `--with-chromium` params) and also on the wiki page.
> So just to be sure: IcedTea-Web has nothing to do with **recent**
> versions of chrome/chromium right?

Yes you are right, ITW do not work on chromes now, because of missing npapi. The challenge to write 
ppapi (or whether to do so at all) plugin is sitll open.

The lines about chromium are for testsuite only. I have still some systems with old chrome/chromium, 
and from time to time I try those.

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