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Bug 606537 - eclipse + m2eclipse = hard crash
eclipse + m2eclipse = hard crash
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: java-1.6.0-openjdk (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Deepak Bhole
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-06-21 17:42 EDT by Ferry Huberts
Modified: 2011-04-12 10:43 EDT (History)
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Description Ferry Huberts 2010-06-21 17:42:35 EDT
Description of problem:
openjdk crashes hard with m2eclipse plugin in eclipse 3.5.2

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. have an eclipse 3.5.2 install (download from eclipse.org)
2. add m2eclipse plugin
3. restart eclipse
4. m2eclipse plugin will start updating its indexes (from maven central)
5. openjdk will crash hard
Actual results:
hard crash of openjdk
not even a log file of eclipse

Expected results:
functional eclipse

Additional info:
this has been talked about a lot all over the net but information is tricky to find. example:
Comment 1 Richard Körber 2010-07-10 11:42:09 EDT
Also see here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-6/+bug/586765

The link also mentiones a workaround: Open the preferences, select "Maven" and uncheck "Download repository index updates on startup". You must be quick though, as the change must be completed before Eclipse crashes. ;-)
Comment 2 Ferry Huberts 2011-04-12 10:43:09 EDT
this is fixed by an openjdk update

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