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From "Sian January" <sianjanu...@googlemail.com>
Subject [general] Eclipse Launcher Problem (was Re: [general][M3] release r580985 as M3 stable build)
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2007 15:36:13 GMT
Sorry - I think I should have started another thread for this discussion so
we don't clutter up the M3 thread.  Please reply here.

Thanks,

Sian



On 04/10/2007, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
> 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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