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Trying to get ECLIPSE going

bob connolly
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Joined: Mar 10, 2004
Posts: 204

I'm trying to get ECLIPSE up and going and this popped up!

Any ideas?

Thanks much!

java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: javax.xml.parsers.SAXParserFactory
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: javax.xml.parsers.SAXParserFactory
!SESSION Jun 20, 2005 18:04:05.330 ---------------------------------------------
java.vendor=Sun Microsystems Inc.
BootLoader constants: OS=win32, ARCH=x86, WS=win32, NL=en_US

!ENTRY org.eclipse.osgi Jun 20, 2005 18:04:05.330
!MESSAGE Error registering XML parser services.
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: javax.xml.parsers.SAXParserFactory
at$ Source)
at Method)
at Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassInternal(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
at java.lang.Class.forName(Unknown Source)
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseAdaptor.registerEndorsedXMLParser(
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseAdaptor.frameworkStart(
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.SystemBundleActivator.start(
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.BundleContextImpl$
at Method)
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.BundleContextImpl.startActivator(
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.BundleContextImpl.start(
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.StartLevelManager.resumeBundles(
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.StartLevelManager.incFWSL(
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.StartLevelManager.doSetStartLevel(
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.StartLevelManager.launch(
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.SystemBundle.resume(
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.Framework.launch(
at org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.OSGi.launch(
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.startup(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Native Method)
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.basicRun(
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.main(
Tim West
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Joined: Mar 15, 2004
Posts: 539

Eclipse is trying to run using a 1.3 JVM - Eclipse 3.x requires at least 1.4.2.

So, set java_home to point to the appropriate place, or I think you can pass an option to eclipse.exe to do the same.

I agree. Here's the link:
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