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From "Sian January" <sianjanu...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [general][M3] release r580985 as M3 stable build
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2007 15:33:36 GMT
Thanks Gregory.  So I guess the launcher is using JNI rather than
java.exeto start Eclipse when the jre directory exists.

By the way, this was also failing for me with the IBM VME.  Does it make
sense that it would have the same bug?


On 04/10/2007, Gregory Shimansky <gshimansky@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Sian January wrote:
> > On 04/10/2007, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Stepan Mishura wrote:
> >>> Let's make a decision about the last milestone candidate r580985.
> >>> Shortly, as I can see there is only one issue that blocks its release
> >>> - HARMONY-4873
> >>>
> >>> I'd suggest the next - we wait for objections to postpone the issue
> >>> resolution to M4 for 72 hours (starting from now) to let everyone to
> >>> speak up.
> >>> If there are no objections - we make the release. Also I think we
> >>> shouldn't keep all this time the trunk frozen so I'd suggest if there
> >>> are no objections during 24 hours we unfroze the trunk. If  after that
> >>> we get a vote for fixing the issue then a branch is created to make
> >>> the fix and testing.
> >> Agreed, although it would be good to hear that the Eclipse 3.3launching
> >> problem is fixed that Sian posted about on the thread "Re: [eclipse]
> >> Eclipse 3.3 can not download updates".
> >
> >
> > I've just done some more digging on this and it's only failing when you
> copy
> > the Harmony JRE to the eclipse/jre directory (which is new in Eclipse
> 3.3).
> > You can still add jre\bin to the path and run eclipse.exe like you did
> > before.  So as it's not a regression and it could take a while to figure
> out
> > I would probably say it's not a blocking issue for M3.
> >
> > Next question is whether to raise a Harmony bug or an Eclipse bug...
>
> There is already a bug about eclipse.exe not being able to launch
> Harmony when DRLVM is used. It is HARMONY-4006. All patches there are
> ready to committed after code freeze.
>
> BTW it is a windows only bug because of windows specific name
> decorations for JNI_CreateJavaVM function. On Linux eclipse 3.3 should
> work without any patches.
>
> >> (Sorry that I can't be of much help with fixing things at the moment,
> >> I'm about to get on an airplane again.)
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Tim
> >>
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Gregory
>
>


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