Why typing in Writer instantiates the JVM on Mac OS X

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at redhat.com
Mon Oct 28 16:32:14 CET 2013

On 10/27/2013 04:59 PM, Jean-Baptiste Faure wrote:
> 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

That was completely unrelated, see the issue for details.


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