Bug 184009 - eclipse stops launching
eclipse stops launching
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 177210
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Andrew Overholt
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Reported: 2006-03-04 19:11 EST by Aaron Luchko
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-06 21:27:03 EST
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Description Aaron Luchko 2006-03-04 19:11:00 EST
Description of problem:
After a certain period (I haven't determined the cause yet) eclipse will become

Whenever one tries to launch eclipse it fails with the failed launch screen and
an error 

"Failed to load Main-Class manifest attribute from startup.jar"

Trying with sun vm brings up 

"Unable to access jarfile startup.jar"

$ yum remove eclipse\*
$ yum install eclipse\*

Will fix the problem.

I haven't been able to determine exactly what causes it to reach this
unlaunchable state but it happens regularly.

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How reproducible:
Always (once it happens)
Comment 1 Ben Konrath 2006-03-05 12:05:41 EST
This is a Fedora Eclipse bug, not a RHDS bug. Changing product.
Comment 2 Igor Foox 2006-03-06 08:55:41 EST
Have a look at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=177210 .
This might be the same thing. You can try and run prelink to make sure it's the
same problem.
Comment 3 Aaron Luchko 2006-03-06 21:27:03 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 177210 ***

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