[tei-council] Fwd: Vesta and new Java update for Mac
laurent.romary at LORIA.FR
Thu Jul 30 11:12:52 EDT 2009
Am I just selfish or should we put this as a priority to solve this
Début du message réexpédié :
> De : Elena Pierazzo <elena.pierazzo at kcl.ac.uk>
> Date : 30 juillet 2009 17:06:50 GMT+02:00
> À : Laurent Romary <laurent.romary at LORIA.FR>
> Cc : "TEI-L at listserv.brown.edu" <TEI-L at listserv.brown.edu>
> Objet : Rép : Vesta and new Java update for Mac
> I have tried all sorts of Java versions, but no use.
> The only contribution I can give to this discussion is that if you
> compile Vesta within Eclipse it works (I can only assumes that
> Eclipse uses its own SWT libraries).
> The lack of Vesta, even if I have started to use it from the command
> line (thanks to Sebastian support) is really a pain...
> On 30 Jul 2009, at 15:44, Laurent Romary wrote:
>> Java 5 (32-bit) is at the top of my list and Vesta still breaks...
>> Le 30 juil. 09 à 15:15, John W Kennedy a écrit :
>>> On Jul 30, 2009, at 4:20 AM, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>>>> On 30/07/2009 01:39, "Christian Wittern"
>>>> <wittern at kanji.zinbun.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
>>>>> More than a month later, I still can't find a new Vesta for Mac on
>>>>> Sourceforge. Am I looking at the wrong place or am I
>>>>> underestimating the
>>>>> mildness of this tedious process?
>>>> unfortunately, I have not been able
>>>> to get beyond the
>>>> "Cannot load 32-bit SWT libraries on 64-bit JVM"
>>>> errors reported earlier. I don't have the smarts
>>>> to fix this. If anyone has access to a Java
>>>> nerd who can work out what to do, I'd
>>>> be delighted.
>>>> if its any consolation, everything it does
>>>> can be replicated on a command line.
>>> Apple's implementation of Java 6 comes only in 64-bit mode. The Mac
>>> version of the SWT library (written in C, not Java), which Vesta
>>> apparently demands, comes only in 32-bit mode (and fixing this would
>>> require a complete rewrite, so it won't happen anytime soon). If
>>> Vesta also demands Java 6, there is nothing you can do, but, if not,
>>> you can use Java Preferences (in Utilities) to make Java 5 (32-bit)
>>> your default.
>>> John W Kennedy
>>> "Information is light. Information, in itself, about anything, is
>>> -- Tom Stoppard. "Night and Day"
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