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From Kevan Miller <>
Subject Re: Geronimo 2.1 and OS X
Date Wed, 19 Mar 2008 19:58:58 GMT

On Mar 19, 2008, at 3:43 PM, René Jansen wrote:

> I wanted to confirm 1), same problem here.
> Something funny is going on with Geronimo itself on MacOSX 5.2, Java  
> 1.5:
> - on my Intel Macbook Pro, it runs without a hitch
> - on my dual 2.5 Ghz PPC Powermac, it hangs during startup. Like it  
> is waiting for a lock, but: when starting with either java -verbose  
> switched on or debug on, it does finish loading.

Ya, there's a startup deadlock which can occur on the Leopard JSE. I  
get it intermittently on my MacBook Pro. Heard a report, last week,  
that it's been seen on a Linux box, also... Here's a Jira with a bit  
more info --

The real cause of the problem is --

I'm able to avoid this by running with jpda (YMMV and it's a bit of a  
pain...). The following has never deadlocked for me:

./ jpda run

I'll start thinking about another work-around (hmm. or I wonder if the  
old work-around has been regressed)...

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