Category Archives: Uncategorized

Java error “posix_spawn is not a supported process launch mechanism on this platform” when trying to spawn a process

Symptom: Java crashes with the error “posix_spawn is not a supported process launch mechanism on this platform” when trying to run a sub-process, eg. with ProcessBuilder or Runtime.exec(). This affects Turkish users and possibly other languages with non-ASCII characters. Seen … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment