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eclipse 3.2 is worthless

jay vas
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Hi Guys : Does anybody know why eclipse 3.2
is so finicky ? I cant even start the damn thing ?
3.1 seemed to work right out of the box. Im using windows and
getting these weird start up errors....

!SESSION Wed Aug 23 14:54:32 EDT 2006 ------------------------------------------
!ENTRY org.eclipse.core.launcher 4 0 2006-08-23 14:54:32.818
!MESSAGE Exception launching the Eclipse Platform:
!STACK
java.lang.NullPointerException
at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:186)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:336)
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:280)
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:977)
at org.eclipse.core.launcher.Main.main(Main.java:952)
Gregg Bolinger
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Seems like a subject of "Eclipse 3.2 Won't Start" would have been a better, more informative subject for this topic, don't you think. Might take some time and read this for future posts.

As to your problem, I don't know. I downloaded and installed 3.2 in Windows XP no less than 15 minutes ago and it works just fine. Did a search on google for your problem and there seems to be quite a bit of useful information. You might check that out while you wait.


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Ilja Preuss
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Works like a charm for me.

Well, in fact since Monday, I'm using 3.3 M1...

Did you do a clean install?


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