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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-4963822

java -esa -version fails on solaris sparc 2.9 with 1.4.2 packages

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    • Subcomponent:
    • Resolved In Build:
      b01
    • CPU:
      generic, sparc
    • OS:
      generic, solaris_9
    • Verification:
      Not verified

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        ###@###.### 2003-12-04
        java -esa fails with java.lang.AssertionError
        Tested so far on sparc systems with 1.4.2_01, 1.4.2_03 and 1.4.2_04b1

        Error only happens when packages (SUNW) format are installed.
        When jdk is installed with tar bundle, no error is seen

        # more release
                                Solaris 9 4/04 s9s_u6wos_04b SPARC
                   Copyright 2003 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
                                Use is subject to license terms.
                                   Assembled 03 December 2003

        tempest# java -esa -version
        Error occurred during initialization of VM
        java.lang.AssertionError
        tempest# java -version
        java version "1.4.2_04-ea"
        Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.4.2_04-ea-b01)
        Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.4.2_04-ea-b01, mixed mode)



        donegal:/usr/j2se/bin 20 % ./java -version
        java version "1.4.2_01"
        Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.4.2_01-b06)
        Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.4.2_01-b06, mixed mode)
        donegal:/usr/j2se/bin 21 % ./java -esa -version
        Error occurred during initialization of VM
        java.lang.AssertionError
        donegal:/usr/j2se/bin 22 % more /etc/release
                                Solaris 9 4/04 s9s_u6wos_03 SPARC
                   Copyright 2003 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
                                Use is subject to license terms.
                                    Assembled 06 October 2003


        Packages installed are :

        system SUNWj3cfg SUNWj3rt post configuration
        system SUNWj3dev J2SDK 1.4 development tools
        system SUNWj3dmo J2SDK 1.4 demo programs
        system SUNWj3dmx J2SDK 1.4 demo programs (64-bit)
        system SUNWj3dvx J2SDK 1.4 development tools (64-bit)
        system SUNWj3jmp J2SDK 1.4 Japanese man pages
        system SUNWj3man J2SDK 1.4 man pages
        system SUNWj3rt J2SDK 1.4 runtime environment
        system SUNWj3rtx J2SDK 1.4 runtime environment (64-bit)


        ==========
        Some more info :
        This bug affects all 142 package releases (1.4.2b28 + )
        Seems to be confined to Solaris sparc 9.

        Tested on following platforms also : (/usr/j2se/bin/java -esa -version)
        141 pkgs 142pkgs
        Sol 2.8 sparc OK OK
        Sol 2.9 sparc OK FAIL
        Sol 2.9 IA OK OK

        ###@###.### 2003-12-05
        ###@###.### 10/13/04 17:09 GMT

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                • Assignee:
                  chegar Chris Hegarty
                  Reporter:
                  coffeys Sean Coffey
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