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Kalyan Kamepalli
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Hi,

I downloaded Eclipse 3.5.3 and tried to run it. It's constantly popping up a warning console. The warning is attached to this post.
I use JDK 1.6.0_20.

What could be the problem with my installation ??

Why is it looking for JRE in eclipse setup ??


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Eclipse Installation Warning
 
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What did you set your JAVA_HOME to ?
 
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Christophe Verré wrote:What did you set your JAVA_HOME to ?


My JAVA_HOME is set to JDK folder

JAVA_HOME = C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_20
 
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What about your PATH ?
 
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Christophe Verré wrote:What about your PATH ?


Added %JAVA_HOME%/bin to PATH. Is there anything else I am missing ??
 
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Kalyan Kamepalli wrote:
Christophe Verré wrote:What about your PATH ?


Added %JAVA_HOME%/bin to PATH. Is there anything else I am missing ??


It's now showing a different error. Attached the same to this post.
I just couldn't understand the problem with this Installation. I didn't have any issues with my previous installations.
Is it something to do with windows 7 ?? Because, that's the only thing changed from my side and of course the
JDK Version.
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Can you check the .log file under \workspace\.metadata ?
 
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Christophe Verré wrote:Can you check the .log file under \workspace\.metadata ?


I don't have any workspace created. I couldn't even run/instal Eclipse.
It's asking me to check the installation log and then quits.

The log file reads



!SESSION 2010-06-17 15:34:33.60 ------------------------------------------------
eclipse.buildId=M20050929-0840
java.version=1.6.0_20
java.vendor=Sun Microsystems Inc.
BootLoader constants: OS=win32, ARCH=x86, WS=win32, NL=en_AU
Command-line arguments: -os win32 -ws win32 -arch x86

!ENTRY org.eclipse.update.configurator 2010-06-17 15:34:34.221
!MESSAGE Could not load from shared install
!STACK 0
java.lang.Exception
at org.eclipse.update.internal.configurator.ConfigurationParser.processConfig(ConfigurationParser.java:304)
at org.eclipse.update.internal.configurator.ConfigurationParser.startElement(ConfigurationParser.java:106)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.startElement(AbstractSAXParser.java:501)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLNSDocumentScannerImpl.scanStartElement(XMLNSDocumentScannerImpl.java:400)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLNSDocumentScannerImpl$NSContentDriver.scanRootElementHook(XMLNSDocumentScannerImpl.java:626)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContentDriver.next(XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.java:3103)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentScannerImpl$PrologDriver.next(XMLDocumentScannerImpl.java:922)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentScannerImpl.next(XMLDocumentScannerImpl.java:648)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLNSDocumentScannerImpl.next(XMLNSDocumentScannerImpl.java:140)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.java:511)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(XML11Configuration.java:808)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(XML11Configuration.java:737)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.XMLParser.parse(XMLParser.java:119)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(AbstractSAXParser.java:1205)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.jaxp.SAXParserImpl$JAXPSAXParser.parse(SAXParserImpl.java:522)
at javax.xml.parsers.SAXParser.parse(SAXParser.java:395)
at org.eclipse.update.internal.configurator.ConfigurationParser.parse(ConfigurationParser.java:70)
at org.eclipse.update.internal.configurator.PlatformConfiguration.loadConfig(PlatformConfiguration.java:1023)
at org.eclipse.update.internal.configurator.PlatformConfiguration.initializeCurrent(PlatformConfiguration.java:692)
at org.eclipse.update.internal.configurator.PlatformConfiguration.<init>(PlatformConfiguration.java:87)
at org.eclipse.update.internal.configurator.PlatformConfiguration.startup(PlatformConfiguration.java:646)
at org.eclipse.update.internal.configurator.ConfigurationActivator.getPlatformConfiguration(ConfigurationActivator.java:321)
at org.eclipse.update.internal.configurator.ConfigurationActivator.initialize(ConfigurationActivator.java:104)
at org.eclipse.update.internal.configurator.ConfigurationActivator.start(ConfigurationActivator.java:67)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.BundleContextImpl$2.run(BundleContextImpl.java:994)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.BundleContextImpl.startActivator(BundleContextImpl.java:988)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.BundleContextImpl.start(BundleContextImpl.java:969)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.BundleHost.startWorker(BundleHost.java:313)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.AbstractBundle.resume(AbstractBundle.java:337)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.Framework.resumeBundle(Framework.java:1024)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.StartLevelManager.resumeBundles(StartLevelManager.java:574)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.StartLevelManager.incFWSL(StartLevelManager.java:496)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.StartLevelManager.doSetStartLevel(StartLevelManager.java:275)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.StartLevelManager.dispatchEvent(StartLevelManager.java:456)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.eventmgr.EventManager.dispatchEvent(EventManager.java:189)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.eventmgr.EventManager$EventThread.run(EventManager.java:291)

!ENTRY org.eclipse.core.runtime 2010-06-17 15:34:34.286
!MESSAGE Product org.eclipse.sdk.ide could not be found.

!ENTRY org.eclipse.osgi 2010-06-17 15:34:34.327
!MESSAGE Application error
!STACK 1
java.lang.RuntimeException: No application id has been found.
at org.eclipse.core.internal.runtime.PlatformActivator$1.run(PlatformActivator.java:204)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:376)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:163)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:334)
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:278)
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:973)
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.main(Main.java:948)


Is it something to do with the latest version of JDK. I am using JDK1.6.0_20.

 
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Try "eclipse -clean".
 
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Christophe Verré wrote:Try "eclipse -clean".


Something must be seriously wrong with my machine.
I used eclipse -clean and it still raising the same message popup.
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Try to remove the eclipse directory, and reinstall eclipse. Don't touch your SDK installation.
 
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Christophe Verré wrote:Try to remove the eclipse directory, and reinstall eclipse. Don't touch your SDK installation.


Dear Christophe,

I have done that 1o times. In fact have been doing since morning.
I just don't understand the problem. I removed the complete eclipse folder and then
freshly downloaded it from eclipse.org and tried to instal it. No matter how many times
I do it, it keep popping that weird message.

 
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JVM Exited with code = - 1

what could be the reason for this problem. I have never seen this error before.
Is that something to do with the latest version of JDK. One final test. I'll change my JDK to
a bit older version and give it a go.

 
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Do you have write permissions in the installation folder ? (I don't know how Vista manages folders). Try to launch eclipse using a different path for your data, like for example your home directory "eclipse -data c:\somewhere"
 
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Christophe Verré wrote:Do you have write permissions in the installation folder ? (I don't know how Vista manages folders). Try to launch eclipse using a different path for your data, like for example your home directory "eclipse -data c:\somewhere"


I have write permissions to where I have my Eclipse setup. As you suggested, I moved it to
some other location and tried. It's the same problem. I use windows 7.

BTW, I am tracking few other threads in different forums and seeing few suggestions to go back to
older versions of JDK. I think, this could be a problem. I'll give it a go and let you know the result.

 
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Ok. I'm running out of suggestions
 
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The error happening in ConfigurationParser is strange. As a test, you could try to remove the "configuration" directory (this might make things even worse...).
 
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Christophe Verré wrote:Ok. I'm running out of suggestions


Thanks for all your suggestions.
I'll let you know once I get it to run.

Cheers,
 
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Kalyan Kamepalli wrote:
Christophe Verré wrote:Ok. I'm running out of suggestions


Thanks for all your suggestions.
I'll let you know once I get it to run.



Here it goes...

I just downgraded my JDK version from 1.6.0_20 to 1.5.0_22 and that just worked.
So, it seems there's some compatibility issue with new versions of JDK.


Once again.. Thanks for all your timely suggestions

Cheers,
Kalyan

 
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Scary
 
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Christophe Verré wrote:Scary


Yes it is
But that is how it worked. I just started my career in web development and using IDEs.
So, some one like you gotta come up with reasons for these kind of problems.

-Kalyan
 
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