[izpack-devel] Running IzPack with VM 1.5 without SigSegV

Miraodb miraodb at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 19 13:12:33 CEST 2006

Hi Klaus,

Great thing that you look into this. I think not izpack is suffering from
1.5 but many other projects. looking on the web at 1.5 bug related issues, i
found out that many projects complained about it. I'm sure that you found
one problem (which is fantastic already ,don't get me wrong),  out of a lot
of them...
Digging into it migth take a while but it's worth it for user perspective.

Thanks a lot for that.

Trunk is fine for me too.
Once done with my stuffs, i migth look into it too.
I can send you a few links if that helps, for all kind of bugs and issues
i've encoutered.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bartz, Klaus" <Klaus.Bartz at coi.de>
To: <izpack-devel at berlios.de>
Sent: Monday, June 19, 2006 12:10 PM
Subject: [izpack-devel] Running IzPack with VM 1.5 without SigSegV

> Hi,
> all user of IzPack knows, that there are problems
> with a 1.5 (also known as 5.0) VM if there are
> native parts in the installation.
> Up to know we recommend not to use the 1.5 VM.
> Now I have to use this version with our product.
> It is ugly if the 1.5 should not be used for the
> installation but has to be used for the application.
> Therefore I have looked a little bit into the code
> and tested something.
> With a panel which uses some native classes
> (ShellLink and Registry) and calls parent.exit() in
> panelActivate I can reproduce all times a
> segmentation violation.
> If I comment out the FreeThread stuff in Librarian no
> crash occurs.
> But then the dlls are not removed.
> I have made a class which creates a new process which
> waites a little bit that the major process can stop
> and deletes than the dlls. It's stolen from
> Chadwick McHenry's SelfModifier for uninstallation :-)
> Works fine for installation, uninstall not testet yet.
> I hope this will fix the problem, but I am not safe that
> it is the only problem with 1.5. Better one step as
> no step...
> I will check in it soon. Where? trunk?
> Or are any comments which do not allow it?
> Cheers
> Klaus
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