Thursday, June 11, 2009

Breakpoints Not Being Hit?

Just wanted to bring attention to an issue discovered with Sun’s recently released 1.6.0_14 virtual machine. Breakpoints are unreliable - i.e. do not always suspend execution. The problem occurs on Windows and Linux platforms. The associated Eclipse bug is:

At this point, it appears to be an issue with the VM rather than Eclipse. The workaround is to use the 1.6.0_13 virtual machine.