Re: [orca-list] Eclipse 3.6RC3 seems to be very unstable with orca
- From: jose vilmar estacio de souza <vilmar informal com br>
- To: Michael Whapples <mwhapples aim com>
- Cc: Orca-list <Orca-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [orca-list] Eclipse 3.6RC3 seems to be very unstable with orca
- Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2010 09:19:24 -0300
I don't think that this can be cause by orca.
I am not running java from sun, insted I am running java from ibm and my
distro is ubuntu 10.04.
Perhaps this can make some difference.
I think that you should open a bug in eclipse bugzilla.
On 06/06/2010 07:15 AM, Michael Whapples wrote:
As an example of how unreliable this seems, in the last five minutes I
have just had at least three crashes. I managed to catch what was
output to the console while running the SWT snippet(212). I attach the
logfile the following refers to.
# A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment:
# SIGSEGV (0xb) at pc=0xb398be16, pid=5078, tid=3066833776
# JRE version: 6.0_20-b02
# Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (16.3-b01 mixed mode, sharing
# Problematic frame:
# C [libglib-2.0.so.0+0x58e16]
# An error report file with more information is saved as:
# If you would like to submit a bug report, please visit:
# The crash happened outside the Java Virtual Machine in native code.
# See problematic frame for where to report the bug.
I am using debian unstable, but eclipse 3.6RC3 is the tarball from the
eclipse website. Orca is from GIT, pulled last night (a matter of
Any more thoughts?
BTW: Accessibility in general seems to be quite improved in 3.6RC3,
its just such a shame it crashes as often as it does for me, rendering
On 06/06/2010 02:03 AM, jose vilmar estacio de souza wrote:
I am using eclipse 3.6 rc3 on my day job without big problems.
What distro are you using?
What version of orca?
What java VM?
In my opinion this is the more stable version of Eclipse that I've
used with the orca.
On 06/05/2010 09:47 PM, Michael Whapples wrote:
I have noticed that when using eclipse 3.6RC3 (other SWT
applications using SWT3.6RC4 seem to also exhibit this) seem to be
very unstable while running orca (I don't know whether it is due to
orca/accessibility running, but I doubt such unreliability could be
accepted by the large eclipse user base).
I haven't noticed a exact way of causing eclipse to crash, but as it
happens so frequently I will give what actions seem to be able to
cause the crash. Open eclipse and choose a source file and enter the
source code editor. Now just cursor around (generaly less than a
minute), for me it will crash very soon, but I can't give any
specific movement to do to cause one.
I also notice it for some of the SWT Snippets when using SWT 3.6RC4
(eg. Snippet212 "embedding images in StyledText" will also crash
when cursoring around its StyledText control while having orca
Is this an orca issue, are we doing something to crash eclipse or is
it something in SWT?
Does anyone else notice this? I never had this sort of issue with
earlier versions of eclipse (in fact I am unsure whether I have ever
had an eclipse crash until I tried eclipse 3.6RC3).
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