Bug 111624 - Cannot add Sun or Bea JRE to Preferences
Cannot add Sun or Bea JRE to Preferences
Product: Red Hat Developer Suite
Classification: Retired
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2003-12-06 14:27 EST by Brad Smith
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:59 EDT (History)
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Description Brad Smith 2003-12-06 14:27:25 EST
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Description of problem:
I cannot add the Sun (1.4.2) or Bea (jrocket from RHEL iso) JREs to
Preferences in Eclipse. When I add the required information (jre name,
jre home directory) the Ok button remains grayed out. I easily added
the IBM JRE (from the RHEL iso).

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open Eclipse
2.Open Window | Preferences
3.Select Java and then Installed JREs
4.Click on Add
5.Enter correct info

Actual Results:  Ok button remains grayed out.

Expected Results:  Ok Button should become clickable.

Additional info:

The Sun SDK was installed from the Sun 1.4.2 SDK rpm. The BEA SDK was
installed with te RHEL rpm.
Comment 1 Jeremy Handcock 2003-12-08 15:18:23 EST
I'm having trouble reproducing this.

For the BEA JRockit SDK distributed with RHEL3, I have the "JRE home
directory" field in the "Edit JRE" dialog set to

For the Sun 1.4.2 SDK, I have the "JRE home directory" field in the
"Edit JRE" dialog set to /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2.

The OK button becomes clickable for me in both cases.  Are these the
JRE home directories that you entered?

As a side-note, please be aware that the BEA JRockit SDK requires you
to set the environment variable LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1 (as mentioned
in the release notes).
Comment 2 Jeremy Handcock 2003-12-08 15:25:36 EST
Reopening while waiting for additional information.
Comment 3 Brad Smith 2003-12-11 22:50:01 EST
Yes these are the directories I entered. Also note that if I start
Eclipse with the -vm option and specify the Sun JVM then I not longer
have the problem. I am not sure what is happening.

Comment 4 Jeremy Handcock 2003-12-18 10:29:16 EST
We've tried this on stock RHEL3 machines with the eclipse-2.1.0-22
RPM, and we cannot reproduce this behavior.

I'm not sure what the problem here could be - I've never seen this
behavior before.

I have also tried to reproduce this problem on the eclipse package
that will ship with RHEL3 Update 1, and cannot reproduce.  May I
suggest that you upgrade to the new package when it becomes available
on RHN.
Comment 5 John Healy 2004-03-08 16:21:37 EST
Moving from RHEL/3/Eclipse to Red Hat Developer Suite product.

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