View Full Version : IA5.5 Uninstaller not working with JRE 1.6

04-28-2009, 12:54 AM

Im using InstallAnywhere 5.5 to build my iap_xml and bundling 1.6 vms with the installer and uninstaller.
The installer works fine but when I run the Uninstaller I get the following internal Invocation Target Exception:
java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: com.zerog.ia.platform.Sys.getSpecialFolderJNI(I)Ljava/lang/String

Stack Trace:

java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: com.zerog.ia.platform.Sys.getSpecialFolderJNI(I)
at com.zerog.ia.platform.Sys.getSpecialFolderJNI(Native Method)
at com.zerog.ia.platform.Sys.getSpecialFolder(DashoA8113)
at ZeroGau.a(DashoA8113)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.util.magicfolders.AbstractWin32MF.b(DashoA8113
at com.zerog.ia.installer.util.magicfolders.MagicFolder.initializeAllMag
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.c(DashoA8113)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.d(DashoA8113)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.a(DashoA8113)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.main(DashoA8113)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.lax.LAX.launch(DashoA8113)
at com.zerog.lax.LAX.main(DashoA8113)
Invocation of this Java Application has caused an InvocationTargetException. Thi
s application will now exit. (LAX)

Strangely, the uninstaller works if I modify the uninstaller.lax file and reference it to a 1.5 jre. The issue is that my custom code which runs in the installer is compiled in 1.6 and the uninstaller fails with a badclass version error if I try this workaround.

Is there a compatibility issue with the installer/uninstaller using jre 1.6 or is there any workaround for this?

Im badly in need of a solution here. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in Advance.

04-28-2009, 02:06 AM
IA 5.5 is a too old version, AFAIK it doesn't even support Java 1.5 (the support for this has been added in IA 8!) so obviously it won't support Java 1.6.

04-28-2009, 03:46 AM
Thanks for your input. But the strange thing is that the installer seems to work for me. If it doesnt support 1.6 then the installer shouldnt work either. Anyhow I would try to build my project file using IA8 and see if it would work.

05-24-2011, 10:13 AM
Was this issue resolved? I am getting the same error on executing my unisntaller on windows.
Built using IA 2010 with vms JRE 1.6

05-25-2011, 11:47 AM
If you're using IA 2010 you should post your issue to the relevant forum. Thanks!

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