Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 293891
NullPointerException when updating native eclipse-3.3
Last modified: 2008-02-04 16:00:18 EST
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Uupdate and installing of all features of Eclipse 3.3 fails with a
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Eclipse as root
2. Start Software Updates / Find and Install
3. Select Search for new features to install
4. Select all provided features to install
Crash with a NullPointerException
Install all selected features.
This issue occured only on IcedTea. Thw issue doesn't occurs when using
Suns JDK 1.6.0 Update 2
Andrew, can you see if you can reproduce this?
Before I try, I'd like to note that one shouldn't be running Eclipse as root.
I am not able to reproduce this- I did not run eclipse as root, though.
Andrew- any luck reproducing this problem?
Jochen Schmitt - Do you have the NullPointerException stack trace?
Created attachment 293935 [details]
running eclipse as root, no NPEs
I was not successful in reproducing this problem when running eclipse as root.
See the attached log.