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Mac OS X: Critical incompatibility with Java update 1.6.0_29

PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:17 pm
by adrian
We are writing to inform you of a recently discovered critical incompatibility of Syncro SVN Client with the next update of Java for Mac OS X(Java SE 6 1.6.0_29), affecting Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and 10.7 (Lion).

PROBLEM: After updating Java for Mac OS X to Java SE 6 1.6.0_29 the application can no longer be started.

SOLUTION: Update the application to the latest build (20111025xx) for your version.

The latest version of Syncro SVN Client(v7.0) can be found here:
Older versions(v5.1, v6.2) are available in the software archive:

Mac OS X: Application does not start with Java SE 6 1.6.0_29

After updating Java for Mac OS X to Java SE 6 1.6.0_29 the application encounters a fatal error at startup and cannot continue.
The error message is:
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Cannot start Syncro SVN Client.
Due to:java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke
    at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke
    at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke
    at ro.sync.syntaxhighlight.e.c
    at ro.sync.syntaxhighlight.e.installKeyboardActions

All versions of Syncro SVN Client up to and including v7.0 are affected.
    The bugfix is available for v5.1, v6.2 and v7.0.

If you have any questions or concerns about this incompatibility, please visit our Technical Support web page ( or raise a support request at the email address.