java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError

If you like a tip written by other Samebug users, mark is as helpful! Marks help our algorithm provide you better solutions and also help other users.
tip

Update "latest" to Java 8 on DockerHub.

tip

You're using an older version of java with classes compiled for java7

tip

This might be caused by and outdated version of Java, SonarQube now uses Java 8 as default. You might upgrade java or use an older version of SonarQube.

tip

If you're using intellij plugin of sonarqube, you might have to set the JAVA_HOME ambient variable manually.

You have a different solution? A short tip here would help you and many other users who saw this issue last week.

  • FULL PRODUCT VERSION : java version "1.8.0_05" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_05-b13) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.5-b02, mixed mode) ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION : Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM : javafxpackager.exe is not executable. Following Exception is thrown; > javafxpackager.exe Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/sun/javafx/tools/packager/Main : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0 at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClassCond(ClassLoader.java:631) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:615) at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:141) at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:283) at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$000(URLClassLoader.java:58) at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:197) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:306) at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:301) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:247) Could not find the main class: com.sun.javafx.tools.packager.Main. Program will exit. REGRESSION. Last worked in version 7u40 STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM : Execute "javafxpackager.exe" in a Windows command prompt. EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR : EXPECTED - We expect an executable and runnable javafxpackager tool which prints the usage help message. ACTUAL - Exception as described above. ERROR MESSAGES/STACK TRACES THAT OCCUR : Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/sun/javafx/tools/packager/Main : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0 at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClassCond(ClassLoader.java:631) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:615) at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:141) at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:283) at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$000(URLClassLoader.java:58) at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:197) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:306) at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:301) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:247) Could not find the main class: com.sun.javafx.tools.packager.Main. Program will exit. REPRODUCIBILITY : This bug can be reproduced always.
    via by Webbug Group,
  • FULL PRODUCT VERSION : java version "1.8.0_05" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_05-b13) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.5-b02, mixed mode) ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION : Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM : javafxpackager.exe is not executable. Following Exception is thrown; > javafxpackager.exe Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/sun/javafx/tools/packager/Main : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0 at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClassCond(ClassLoader.java:631) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:615) at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:141) at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:283) at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$000(URLClassLoader.java:58) at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:197) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:306) at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:301) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:247) Could not find the main class: com.sun.javafx.tools.packager.Main. Program will exit. REGRESSION. Last worked in version 7u40 STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM : Execute "javafxpackager.exe" in a Windows command prompt. EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR : EXPECTED - We expect an executable and runnable javafxpackager tool which prints the usage help message. ACTUAL - Exception as described above. ERROR MESSAGES/STACK TRACES THAT OCCUR : Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/sun/javafx/tools/packager/Main : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0 at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClassCond(ClassLoader.java:631) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:615) at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:141) at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:283) at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$000(URLClassLoader.java:58) at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:197) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:306) at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:301) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:247) Could not find the main class: com.sun.javafx.tools.packager.Main. Program will exit. REPRODUCIBILITY : This bug can be reproduced always.
    via by Webbug Group,
  • JDK1.7 requirements
    via GitHub by florianleibert
    ,
    • java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/sun/javafx/tools/packager/Main : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0 at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClassCond(ClassLoader.java:631) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:615) at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:141) at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:283) at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$000(URLClassLoader.java:58) at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:197) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:306) at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:301) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:247)

    Users with the same issue

    chenjunjun
    1 times, last one,
    Unknown visitor1 times, last one,
    Unknown visitor1 times, last one,
    Unknown visitor1 times, last one,
    Unknown visitor1 times, last one,
    193 more bugmates