Bug 430131 - Cannot export eclipse rcp product
Summary: Cannot export eclipse rcp product
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: eclipse
Version: 8
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Andrew Overholt
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-01-24 18:09 UTC by Bengt Månsson
Modified: 2009-01-09 05:50 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-01-09 05:50:35 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
logfile. Starting eclipse and doing the export. (13.50 KB, text/plain)
2008-01-24 18:49 UTC, Bengt Månsson
no flags Details
screenshot of Help : Software Updates : Manage Configurations (47.49 KB, image/png)
2008-01-24 19:46 UTC, Bengt Månsson
no flags Details

Description Bengt Månsson 2008-01-24 18:09:56 UTC
Description of problem:

I am building an RCP app on Linux Fedora 8 x86_64.
It is a stock standard pure Fedora installation, with all updates.

I use the "Eclipse Product export wizard" to make a standalone app.
It creates a folder with appname.ini, configuration, icon.xpm, jre, plugins,

Problem: there is no launcher.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

eclipse-pde.x86_64                       1:3.3.0-30.fc8
eclipse-pde-runtime.x86_64               1:3.3.0-30.fc8
eclipse-platform.x86_64                  1:3.3.0-30.fc8
eclipse-rcp.x86_64                       1:3.3.0-30.fc8

Additional info:

I see no error messages in the console view.
It looks as if the wizard creates a folder for the launcher but quickly deletes
it again.
The app works fine when started from inside eclipse.
The export works fine when done with a manually installed eclipse+pde downloaded
directly from eclipse.org.

Comment 1 Andrew Overholt 2008-01-24 18:21:41 UTC
Please give the output of the stuff on this page:


Also, try running with -consolelog and/or -debug and see if you get any stack
traces.  Alternatively, look in the .log file in your workspace's .metadata

Comment 2 Bengt Månsson 2008-01-24 18:49:01 UTC
Created attachment 292837 [details]
logfile. Starting eclipse and doing the export.

Comment 3 Bengt Månsson 2008-01-24 18:51:35 UTC
[root@studio ~]# for f in `rpm -aq | egrep "eclipse|swt"`; do rpm -qV $f; done
[root@studio ~]# which java
[root@studio ~]# readlink -f `which java`
[root@studio ~]# which javac
[root@studio ~]# readlink -f `which javac`
[root@studio ~]# java -version
java version "1.7.0"
IcedTea Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0-b21)
IcedTea 64-Bit Server VM (build 1.7.0-b21, mixed mode)
[root@studio ~]# yum list eclipse*
Installed Packages
eclipse-cdt.x86_64                       1:4.0.1-1.fc8          installed
eclipse-cvs-client.x86_64                1:3.3.0-30.fc8         installed
eclipse-ecj.x86_64                       1:3.3.0-30.fc8         installed
eclipse-jdt.x86_64                       1:3.3.0-30.fc8         installed
eclipse-mylyn.x86_64                     2.0.0-9.fc8            installed
eclipse-mylyn-bugzilla.x86_64            2.0.0-9.fc8            installed
eclipse-mylyn-ide.x86_64                 2.0.0-9.fc8            installed
eclipse-mylyn-java.x86_64                2.0.0-9.fc8            installed
eclipse-mylyn-pde.x86_64                 2.0.0-9.fc8            installed
eclipse-mylyn-trac.x86_64                2.0.0-9.fc8            installed
eclipse-pde.x86_64                       1:3.3.0-30.fc8         installed
eclipse-pde-runtime.x86_64               1:3.3.0-30.fc8         installed
eclipse-platform.x86_64                  1:3.3.0-30.fc8         installed
eclipse-rcp.x86_64                       1:3.3.0-30.fc8         installed
eclipse-subclipse.x86_64                 1.2.4-5.fc8            installed
Available Packages

also see attached logfile

Comment 4 Andrew Overholt 2008-01-24 19:20:14 UTC
I think this is a dupe of bug #188093.  The stack-traces look the same, at least.

Comment 5 Bengt Månsson 2008-01-24 19:46:21 UTC
Created attachment 292847 [details]
screenshot of Help : Software Updates : Manage Configurations

There are error indications here, which I don't get with the upstream eclipse.
Is this common with fedora?

Comment 6 Andrew Overholt 2008-01-24 19:53:20 UTC
(In reply to comment #5)
> There are error indications here, which I don't get with the upstream eclipse.
> Is this common with fedora?

Yeah, this is actually a known upstream bug with the update manager.  I don't
know the # offhand, but since that's all being re-written for 3.4, I don't think
it's worth trying to fix now.

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Comment 8 Andrew Overholt 2008-11-26 15:31:04 UTC
I'm really not sure what was going on with 3.3.x in Fedora 8 but I just tried exporting the RCP Mail example as a product and I got a launcher in my export directory.  I was able to run the application, too.

Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 05:50:35 UTC
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