Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 405851
IncompatibleClassChangeErrors after restarting Eclipse
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:22:59 EST
Description of problem:
I still sometimes have PermGen crashes from Eclipse, even after increasing the
maximum size to 512M. (I normally have about 8 JDT projects, 2 CDT ones, and one
PyDev one open at the same time -- developing a distributed modular system -- so
that may contribute). Sometimes, after Eclipse has crashed and restarted, I
can't open any JDT editors; I get an error that says:
Error opening the editor.
I'll attach the full backtrace from .metadata/.log for one such sequence,
beginning from the sequence of PermGen errors that crashed Eclipse and ending
with the IncompatibleClassChangeError. There's some spam from mylyn that's
probably not interesting -- it always seems to happen on start-up -- but the
NullPointerExceptions from ant aren't always there and may also be interesting.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Sometimes (sorry ...)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run Eclipse until it crashes
2. Restart Eclipse
3. Try to open a JDT editor
Edit some Java
Usually, restarting Eclipse a second time clears the error
Created attachment 273781 [details]
Eclipse log excerpt showing the sequence of errors (ignore the mylyn spam)
I sometimes get this error, too :( .
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I haven't seen this in Fedora 9 or 10 FWIW.
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