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"
>>> <[log in to unmask]> 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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