JDeveloper does not start after Mountain Lion upgrade

With Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8), I have found my first upgrade hurdle - starting JDeveloper give me a bash script that runs forever with ~100% CPU utilisation.

I am currently running the Studio Edition Version 11.1.2.1.0

Google gave me a good first place to start : A Mountain Lion Ate My JDeveloper. While this sounds like the right solution, I am going with a simple hack for now; it is to use JDK 1.7 and ignore the warning seen at startup.

Edit ~/Oracle11121/Middleware/jdeveloper/jdev/bin/jdev.conf

replace

SetJavaHome /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home

with

SetJavaHome /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.7.0.jdk/Contents/Home
So far, so good and I am able to see my current projects and compile my code.

You mileage may varies.

Comments

Eric Rajkovic said…
If you need to get the setup for SQL Developer, there is another blog entry you may find usefull : http://www.thatjeffsmith.com/archive/2012/07/install-oracle-sql-developer-on-os-x-mountain-lion/
Eric Rajkovic said…
To get my instance fixed, I ran the script once and used /usr (used which java to find the path) as the location for my JVM:
$ cd /Applications/SQLDeveloper.app/Contents/Resources/sqldeveloper/sqldeveloper/bin
$ ./sqldeveloper
After that, the original Application icon is working and all my history is available (the DB connections is really useful !!!)

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