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Error: Eclipse reconciler returned with error status=-1

Troubleshooting


Problem

You use IBM Installation Manager to install a product that is based on Eclipse. The installation directory contains Unicode characters. The installation fails.

Symptom

You enter C:\鷗㐀葛渚噓 for the installation directory and start the installation. The installation fails with the error:


Error during complete phase:
Eclipse reconciler returned with error status=-1

Cause

An Eclipse defect, tracked as bugzilla #282554, reports the issue of eclipse.ini paths that become corrupted when Unicode characters are written in the path.

For information on the defect, see https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=282554.

Resolving The Problem

To workaround this issue, remove the Unicode characters from the installation directory path.

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Document Information

Modified date:
25 October 2021

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swg21589327