Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 430131
Cannot export eclipse rcp product
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:50:35 EST
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):
I see no error messages in the console view.
It looks as if the wizard creates a folder for the launcher but quickly deletes
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.
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
Created attachment 292837 [details]
logfile. Starting eclipse and doing the export.
[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*
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
also see attached logfile
I think this is a dupe of bug #188093. The stack-traces look the same, at least.
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?
(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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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.
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