Newbie question

Edouard G. Parmelan Edouard.Parmelan at
Fri May 28 07:36:50 PDT 1999

Gunnar Stahl wrote:

> Hello !
> I am not very used to GDB (in fact, I have only used it once before when
> somebody told me what I have to type in).
> Without GDB, the only line of information I get is
> "java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError [exception was
> java.lang.NullPointerException]".
> There is no java stack-trace or header or something like that, just this
> single line of output.
> With GDB I tried the following:
> execute the
> inside the GDB type "run"
> the application starts and results in the same error line mentioned above.
> GDB states "program exited normally". When I then type in "backtrace" or "bt"
> the GDB says "no stack".

This look like a soft NullPointerException aka no SEGV :(

Check your CLASSPATH don't include SUN jdk classes.

I will test NetBeans 2.1 and jfc 1.1 this WE.
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