Rebuilding with -Dgwt.userAgent=
ie8,ie9,gecko1_8,safari,opera -Pgwt-admin,gwt-user,dep had no effect. Which
given that the default behavior of master is to do this is not surprising.

The Internet Exploder "edge" mode seems to be the core culprit here.

- DHC


On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 12:18 PM, Daniel Erez <de...@redhat.com> wrote:

>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Vojtech Szocs" <vsz...@redhat.com>
> > To: "Dead Horse" <deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com>
> > Cc: "users" <users@ovirt.org>
> > Sent: Friday, February 15, 2013 3:32:03 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Users] Fwd: Internet Explorer with latest master
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > doing "make rpm" will actually build Engine using Maven and produce
> > RPMs, but you might also want to deploy Engine EAR that was built to
> > JBoss server via "make install_artifacts".
> >
> > > Thus I assume the master build does not default to compiling for
> > > all browsers?
> >
> > Aside from "make rpm-quick", which builds quick & dirty RPMs for
> > Firefox [gwt.userAgent=gecko1_8], I don't see any "gwt.userAgent"
> > stuff in makefile, so the master build defaults to compiling for all
> > browsers, unless you override this via "EXTRA_BUILD_FLAGS".
> >
> > I think an easier way to do this is as Alona suggested, invoking
> > Maven build directly:
> >
> >   $ "mvn clean install -Pdep,gwt-admin,gwt-user", but it's up to you.
> >
> > Anyway, I think the problem isn't related to "gwt.userAgent" property
> > at all. If the GWT permutation for IE is missing, blank page will be
> > shown, as GWT permutation selector script (*.nocache.js) will not be
> > able to load that permutation.
> >
> > I think the problem might be caused by your client's IE browser
> > settings. As per [1], IE should render HTML page with "<!DOCTYPE
> > html>" using standards mode; rendering mode which WebAdmin and
> > UserPortal require. So if you see garbled mess in IE, it means IE
> > doesn't render HTML page in standards mode, but in other (quirks?)
> > mode, due to some IE browser settings override.
> >
> > The "X-UA-Compatible" meta-tag actually *forces* IE to render HTML
> > page in standards mode, which overrides any IE browser settings:
> >
> >   <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=9"/>
> >
> > (I think we should reconsider adding this meta-tag due to reasons
> > above, to ensure better compatibility with IE.)
>
> Instead of forcing IE9 mode we can use "edge" mode to display content in
> the highest mode available.
> I.e.:
> <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge"/>
>
> >
> > Vojtech
> >
> > [1] http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288325(v=vs.85).aspx
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Dead Horse" <deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com>
> > To: "Alona Kaplan" <alkap...@redhat.com>
> > Cc: "users" <users@ovirt.org>, "Vojtech Szocs" <vsz...@redhat.com>
> > Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 8:02:04 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Users] Fwd: Internet Explorer with latest master
> >
> >
> >
> > NVM got it -->
> > BUILD_FLAGS=-Dgwt.userAgent=ie8,ie9,gecko1_8,safari,opera
> > -Pgwt-admin,gwt-user,dep
> > Building now.
> >
> >
> > - DHC
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Dead Horse <
> > deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com > wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I remember there being a GWT configuration file somewhere where those
> > could be set?
> > - DHC
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Alona Kaplan < alkap...@redhat.com
> > > wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Instead of doing make rpm please compile manually using the following
> > command:
> > mvn clean install -Dgwt.userAgent=ie8,ie9,gecko1_8,safari,opera
> > -Pgwt-admin,gwt-user,dep
> >
> >
> > Alona.
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Dead Horse" < deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com >
> >
> >
> > > To: "Vojtech Szocs" < vsz...@redhat.com >
> > > Cc: "Alona Kaplan" < alkap...@redhat.com >, "< users@ovirt.org >" <
> > > users@ovirt.org >
> > > Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 6:18:54 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [Users] Fwd: Internet Explorer with latest master
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > When I compile the engine I do the following: (FC17 build host)
> > > --> git clone http://gerrit.ovirt.org/ovirt-engine.git
> > > --> cd ovirt-engine
> > > --> make rpm
> > >
> > > Thus I assume the master build does not default to compiling for
> > > all
> > > browsers? The GWT compliation seems to go through quite a few
> > > permuatations during the compile.
> > >
> > >
> > > If master is not set to compile for all browsers then given the
> > > above
> > > build steps what additionally should I be doing to make it so
> > > (guessing refer to above but how to simplify to "make rpm") ?
> > >
> > >
> > > - DHC
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 10:09 AM, Vojtech Szocs < vsz...@redhat.com
> > > >
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > >
> > > > Maybe you've compiled the application with -Dgwt.userAgent flag
> > > > for
> > > > a specific browser?
> > >
> > > this is a good point, please make sure to compile UserPortal for
> > > all
> > > browsers, e.g. instead of:
> > >
> > > $ mvn clean install -Pdep,gwt-user
> > > -Dgwt.userAgent=<specificBrowser>
> > >
> > > you should just do:
> > >
> > > $ mvn clean install -Pdep,gwt-user
> > >
> > > This will compile UserPortal for all browsers.
> > >
> > > However, I don't think this is the problem here, because IIRC when
> > > you compile UserPortal only for browser X and you try to access it
> > > in browser Y, you'll get an empty webpage.
> > >
> > > Vojtech
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Alona Kaplan" < alkap...@redhat.com >
> > > To: "Dead Horse" < deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com >
> > > Cc: users@ovirt.org
> > > Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 4:18:36 PM
> > > Subject: [Users] Fwd: Internet Explorer with latest master
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > The webadmin and userportal works pretty fine for me on ie8 and
> > > ie9.
> > > Can you please be more specific about what doesn't work for you?
> > > Maybe attaching a screen shot.
> > >
> > > Maybe you've compiled the application with -Dgwt.userAgent flag for
> > > a
> > > specific browser?
> > > You should compile without any specific gwt.userAgent to support
> > > all
> > > the browsers or to add -Dgwt.userAgent=ie8,ie9 to support ie8 and
> > > ie9.
> > >
> > > Alona.
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "Dead Horse" < deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com >
> > > > To: "< users@ovirt.org >" < users@ovirt.org >
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7:01:48 PM
> > > > Subject: [Users] Internet Explorer with latest master
> > > >
> > > > Ever since this change: http://gerrit.ovirt.org/#/c/11078/
> > > > The webadmin and userportal UI no longer displays nor works
> > > > correctly
> > > > within Internet Explorer 8 or 9.
> > > >
> > > > Under IE 8 or 9 the UI is pretty much an usable garbled mess.
> > > > Everything looks and works fine under Chrome and Firefox.
> > > >
> > > > Unfortunately Internet Exploder is a necessary evil for windows
> > > > users
> > > > to be able to get at SPICE consoles. (No spice plugin/support for
> > > > Firefox/Chrome yet...)
> > > >
> > > > - DHC
> > > >
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