RE: Oracle Reports Builder starting with errors...

  • From: "Grabowy, Chris" <chris.grabowy@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: Roman Podshivalov <roman.podshivalov@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 15:25:17 -0500

Based on Romas's feedback, we had our configuration engineering group
check and his configuration is old.  They updated it and now he is


From: Roman Podshivalov [mailto:roman.podshivalov@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2008 3:00 PM
To: Grabowy, Chris
Cc: Oracle List
Subject: Re: Oracle Reports Builder starting with errors...

It looks like you and your DBAs are using standard (provided by Oracle)
JDK to load java classes. Developers are more sophisticated in that
field and most likely are using newer one. Starting from JDK 1.4.2_05 it
is not supported to use slash '/' as class separator and
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Illegal name exception will be raised. 
Check out this thread for more explanation:


On 2/11/08, Grabowy, Chris <chris.grabowy@xxxxxxxx> wrote: 

        We have a developer that started using Reports Builder 10g and
keeps getting errors when starting the tool:
        REP-0201: Zero or negative block size requested
        (Definition Manager Memory Subsystem)
        and then...
        REP-0069: Internal error
        and then...
        REP-0069: Internal error
        java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Illegal name:
        After OKing those errors he attempts to open a report but
continues to receive errors.
        Myself and other DBAs have been able to start Reports Builder
with no errors.
        We all Citrix into a Windows 2003 box where Reports Builder is
        Our environment variables match the developers.
        I poked around Documents and Settings trying to find an
Application Data or Local Settings folder related to Reports Builder,
but found nothing.
        I googled and checked Metalink but have found nothing related to
receiving these error message when simply trying to start the tool.
        Help?  Ideas?

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