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Status Future consideration
Workspace Rational Other
Categories Synergy
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 11, 2015

IBM Rational Synergy for 64-bit Eclipse Integration

We have been told that in regards to upcoming Eclipse release support, IBM has current support only for 32 bit mode. However, the requirement that we were given by our internal customer is to have Synergy be the repository for 64-bit eclipse, as they are developing with 64-bit JVMs, and as per the following excerpt that they found from the website: ?For the 32-bit Eclipse executable (eclipse.exe on Windows) a 32-bit JVM must be used and for the 64-bit Eclipse executable a 64-bit JVM must be used. 32-bit Eclipse will not work with a 64-bit JVM.? (

The odd thing is, when we were testing our 64-bit eclipse interfaces (Juno, Kepler, Luna) with Synergy 7.1 as the repository, everything appeared to be working fine. However, when we switched to Synergy 7.2.1, 64-bit eclipse no longer was able to log into Synergy (apparently a Java/RDS issue). 32-bit eclipse, apparently every flavour, was fine to log in as normal, as long as the JVM that eclipse is using is the IBM 32-bit. This is unacceptable in light of our requirement.

Idea priority Urgent
RFE ID 67822
RFE Product Rational Synergy
  • Guest
    Sep 24, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Application Platform
    Product - Synergy

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Product & application lifecycle management
    Product - Synergy

  • Guest
    May 5, 2015

    This feature is in our two-year plan.