Bruno Van Den Bossche
brvdboss at spymac.com
Tue Apr 5 13:17:28 PDT 2005
Alex Varju wrote:
> Bruno Van Den Bossche wrote:
> I know that there are still a few things wrong still. I tried a Motif
> build on my i386 box yesterday, and it will compile, but crashes during
> startup. I don't know what's going wrong there. Also, the
> libswt-mozilla library is not getting compiled under gtk-amd64 right
> now, and I'm having trouble convincing the build to do what I want.
> Once I get these issues resolved, I'll submit my port.
Ok, great work!
>> Ok, I did earlier today and there seems to a strange thing going on
>> The getId() method actually returns a String and not a long as the
>> compiler seems to think. I haven't got a clue why the compiler thinks
>> it's a long. If you (or anyone for that matter) have any clue, feel
>> free to pitch in :)
> That is strange. As you say, it sure does look like the getId() method
> is returning a String, so I don't know why it would claim otherwise. The
> whole build is complicated by the fact that Eclipse is using its own
> compiler to do a lot of the work, so this error message is probably not
> coming directly from javac. Now that I think of it, though, have you
> tried compiling that same code with javac? That might help narrow the
> problem down to either our compiler or theirs.
The bug has been solved!
I just found what was wrong when I noticed I got an e-mail from bugzilla
with the solution :) (Try the eclipse-source tree in eclipse, it's a
The getId() method that was actually called wasn't from
AbstractWebBrowser but from Thread :-/ It's one of those classic bugs.
That'll teach me from just trying the quick fix without investigating :-/
So the fix should be (as mentioned in the bug-report):
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