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Bug 452495 - Eclipse downloaded from crashes
Summary: Eclipse downloaded from crashes
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: java-1.5.0-gcj
Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Andrew Haley
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-23 12:52 UTC by Red Ochsenbein
Modified: 2009-07-14 15:00 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-07-14 15:00:14 UTC

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The error report of bug buddy (deleted)
2008-06-23 12:52 UTC, Red Ochsenbein
no flags Details

Description Red Ochsenbein 2008-06-23 12:52:29 UTC
Description of problem:
Everytime I try to start the vanilla eclipse it crashes.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[red@red ~]$ java -version
java version "1.5.0"
gij (GNU libgcj) version 4.3.0 20080428 (Red Hat 4.3.0-8)


How reproducible:
Starting eclipse.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download eclipse 3.3.2 from
2. Unpack
3. Start
Actual results:
It crashes after selecting the workspace and showing the splashscreen. 

[red@red ~]$ eclipse/eclipse 
/usr/libexec/Eclipse: No such file or directory.

Expected results:
It works

Additional info:

Comment 1 Red Ochsenbein 2008-06-23 12:52:29 UTC
Created attachment 310025 [details]
The error report of bug buddy

Comment 2 Andrew Overholt 2008-09-09 19:12:42 UTC
This is a known issue upstream with XULRunner.  There are a few reports at about this.

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-06-10 01:44:08 UTC
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 15:00:14 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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