[kaffe] Re: Bug#335649: kaffe: assertion failure with rhdb-explain

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Wed Oct 26 02:35:52 PDT 2005

Wolfgang Baer wrote:
> forwarded 335649 kaffe at kaffe.org
> thanks
> Hi Peter,
> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>>Package: kaffe
>>Version: 2:1.1.6-3
>>Severity: normal
>>The package rhdb-explain currently requires a Sun JDK.  Trying to run
>>it with kaffe leads to this:
>>kaffe -cp /usr/share/java/postgresql.jar:/usr/share/java/rhdb-explain.jar com.redhat.rhdb.vise.Vise
>>kaffe-bin: /build/buildd/kaffe-1.1.6/build-tree/kaffe-1.1.6/kaffe/kaffevm/support.c:351: lookupClassMethod: Assertion `cls != ((void *)0)' failed.
>>That looks like an internal error to me.
> Right, thats seem to affect most graphical programs currently in 1.1.6.
> @Dalibor:
> I also realized that problem and one more report showed up on the debian
> java list. I haven't tested yet if this is still a problem in current
> CVS. Any clue if this is solvable by a minor patch to 1.1.6 ?

I believe the problem comes from problems with locking within kaffe's
core vm. I am not sure a small patch has gone in or would do :/

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