If you were it was not by someone that read the startup guide instructions
:) While latching the jar does work in most cases, the recommended and
best practice ie, as documented by IBM... call the startup exe for your
specific workstation.

Tim

Tim Rowe, timmr@xxxxxxxxxx
Business Architect Application Development & Systems Management for IBM i
IBM i Development Lab, Rochester, MN
(507) 253-6191 (Tie) 553-6191

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----- Original message -----
From: Jeff Crosby <jlcrosby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent by: "JAVA400-L" <java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: java400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc:
Subject: Re: IBM i and Java Support - Steve Will
Date: Wed, Dec 12, 2018 5:27 AM

" Your desktop short cut should point at the acs launch_win-64.exe."

I could've sworn I was told Way back when to put a shortcut to the
ascbundle.jar on the desktop.

On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 4:39 PM Tim Rowe <timmr@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Your desktop short cut should point at the acs launch_win-64.exe.
file.
> Always best to start ACS with the launch script rather then just
> starting
> a JVM.
>
> Tim
>
> Tim Rowe, timmr@xxxxxxxxxx
> Business Architect Application Development & Systems Management for
IBM
> i
> IBM i Development Lab, Rochester, MN
> (507) 253-6191 (Tie) 553-6191
>
> [1]http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/power/software/i/are/index.html
>
>
>
> ----- Original message -----
> From: Jeff Crosby <jlcrosby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent by: "JAVA400-L" <java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: java400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: IBM i and Java Support - Steve Will
> Date: Tue, Dec 11, 2018 3:27 PM
>
> Been doing this tinkering on a spare Win10 desktop
>
> So I added the JAVA_HOME even though what I read said it was only
for
> the
> java development kit.
>
> Now the desktop shortcut to the .hod file works.
>
> But the desktop shortcut to acsbundle.jar does NOT work. It's
asking
> for
> an app. There is no file association for .jar.
>
> What is the proper thing to put there? My Win7 desktop
associates it
> with
> "Java(TM) Platform SE Binary" which is Oracle. I right-click the
.jar
> file
> and point it to java.exe, but it doesn't "take".
>
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 3:48 PM Charles Wilt
<charles.wilt@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
> > JAVA_HOME needed to be set to the parent directory...not bin...
> >
> > All is working (or at least starting :) )
> >
> > Charles
> >
> > On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 12:12 PM Charles Wilt <
> charles.wilt@xxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I've removed all oracle JRE & JDKs...
> > >
> > > I've download OpenJDK and added JAVA_HOME environment
variable and
> to my
> > > path.
> > >
> > > from a command line..
> > > java -version
> > > returns
> > > openjdk version "11.0.1" 2018-10-16
> > > OpenJDK Runtime Environment AdoptOpenJDK (build 11.0.1+13)
> > > Eclipse OpenJ9 VM AdoptOpenJDK (build openj9-0.11.0, JRE 11
> Windows
> 10
> > > amd64-64-Bit Compressed References 20181020_83 (JIT enabled,
AOT
> enabled)
> > > OpenJ9 - 090ff9dc
> > > OMR - ea548a66
> > > JCL - f62696f378 based on jdk-11.0.1+13)
> > >
> > > However, acslaunch_win-64 returns
> > > Unable to load 64-bit Java module.
> > > Retrying with Windows_i386-32/acslaunch_win-32.exe
> > > Unable to load 32-bit Java module.
> > >
> > > Charles
> > >
> > > On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 10:58 AM Kevin
<kevin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Exactly..
> > >>
> > >> All I did was remove any trace of java from my PC..including
> cleaning
> > >> the registry and all the relevant env vars..
> > >>
> > >> Then placed the new java in a ....Java.... folder...and
pointed
> the
> path
> > >> and JAVA_HOME vars to it.
> > >>
> > >> Then everything worked..even my old version of ACS.
> > >>
> > >> On 11/12/2018 17:50, Vernon Hamberg wrote:
> > >> > The version of Java that Oracle wants paid for is 8 - only
> that -
> so
> > >> > if you update from there, you will be fine. Question
becomes,
> can
> you
> > >> > update? The installer we have is for Java 8.
> > >> >
> > >> > Tim Rowe, I believe, also has published instructions on
setting
> ACS to
> > >> > use a different version of Java, including IBM's, which
has no
> > >> > problems like this.
> > >> >
> > >> > Cheers
> > >> > Vern
> > >> >
> > >> > On 12/11/2018 8:37 AM, Jeff Crosby wrote:
> > >> >> He never categorically answers this, but am I to infer
that
> come
> > >> >> January,
> > >> >> if we want to continue to use java from Oracle on Windows
> desktops
> > >> >> for ACS,
> > >> >> we need to pay for it?
> > >> >>
> > >> >> If so, I most likely misread earlier, because I was under
the
> > >> >> impression it
> > >> >> did not affect us ACS users.
> > >> >>
> > >> >> On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 9:16 AM David Gibbs <
> david@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >> wrote:
> > >> >>
> > >> >>> Interesting article by Steve Will about Java support...
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>>
> > >>
> >
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