Bug#664515: Produces Classpath with extra ":" in front

Vincent Fourmond fourmond at gmail.com
Sun Mar 18 16:18:07 UTC 2012


On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 3:41 PM, Erich Schubert <erich at debian.org> wrote:
> Weka 3.7.5 (but with the Debian launcher script, using java-wrappers) would not
> start for me, with some NullPointerException after a long startup time. Looking
> at the command run, it invokes this:
> [... ]
> Whereas, when I execute
> /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk-i386/bin/java -Xmx256m -classpath /usr/share/java/weka.jar weka.gui.GUIChooser
> weka would correctly start. The only difference is the extra ":" in the
> classpath. Is there a particular reason why java-wrappers adds this, or can
> it just be removed? Apparently this is interpreted as ".:" by some part of
> weka, and it will cause a full scan of my home directory (apparently running
> into a problem at some point, maybe with a dangling symlink or so).

  It is there just by laziness, and because it didn't cause any
problem so far. Removing it shouldn't be problematic, as far as I can
tell. I won't be able to do so before next Thursday, though.



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