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authorScott Rifenbark <srifenbark@gmail.com>2016-11-29 15:57:35 -0800
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2017-01-11 17:23:10 +0000
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sdk-manual: Added note about nullpointer error for launch eclipse
Fixes [YOCTO #10714] Apparently there is some issues with GTK3 libraries for the Mars Eclipse version. The note provides a workaround that requires editing the eclipse.ini file. (From yocto-docs rev: 89ace71c6d9d3a9db84bb9bb2b2abe4779a516f6) Signed-off-by: Scott Rifenbark <srifenbark@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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diff --git a/documentation/sdk-manual/sdk-appendix-mars.xml b/documentation/sdk-manual/sdk-appendix-mars.xml
index 144e0720ae..521f682634 100644
--- a/documentation/sdk-manual/sdk-appendix-mars.xml
+++ b/documentation/sdk-manual/sdk-appendix-mars.xml
@@ -72,6 +72,24 @@
<listitem><para><emphasis>Launch Eclipse:</emphasis>
Double click the "Eclipse" file in the folder to
launch Eclipse.
+ <note>
+ If you experience a NullPointer Exception after
+ launch Eclipse or the debugger from within Eclipse,
+ try adding the following
+ to your <filename>eclipse.ini</filename> file,
+ which is located in the directory in which you
+ unpacked the Eclipse tar file:
+ <literallayout class='monospaced'>
+ --launcher.GTK_version
+ 2
+ </literallayout>
+ Alternatively, you can export the
+ <filename>SWT_GTK</filename> variable in your
+ shell as follows:
+ <literallayout class='monospaced'>
+ $ export SWT_GTK3=0
+ </literallayout>
+ </note>
</para></listitem>
</orderedlist>
</para>