Why typing in Writer instantiates the JVM on Mac OS X

Jean-Baptiste Faure jbf.faure at sud-ouest.org
Sun Oct 27 16:59:04 CET 2013

Le 24/10/2013 19:02, Stephan Bergmann a écrit :
> With problems popping up for users after upgrading to Mac OS X Mavericks
> (which replaces a previously installed Java with a "download and
> install" stub), I discovered the odd fact that indeed at least since LO
> 4.1.2 (but probably even earlier already, just had no time to verify),
> and on Mac OS X only, thanks to the bundled WikiPublisher extension we
> instantiate a JVM as soon as you start "soffice --writer" and type "x".

We have a behavior that seems the same to me in the master under Linux.
It leads to a crash if I set the virtual memory limit at 3 Go.

I filed the bug https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=70919

Best regards.


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