Can't startup Crucible evaluation on Mac

I'm trying to evaluate Crucible but can't get it to start on my Mac. I get the following stack trace when running

ERROR: problem running command


at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)

at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(

at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(

at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(

at com.cenqua.fisheye.FishEyeCtl.mainImpl(

at com.cenqua.fisheye.FishEyeCtl.main(

Caused by: java.lang.IllegalAccessError: tried to access field org.apache.log4j.xml.DOMConfigurator.props from class org.apache.log4j.xml.SubstitutingDOMConfigurator

at org.apache.log4j.xml.SubstitutingDOMConfigurator.(

at com.cenqua.fisheye.ctl.BaseCommand.setupLogging(

at com.cenqua.fisheye.ctl.Run.mainImpl(

at com.cenqua.fisheye.ctl.Run.main(

... 6 more

I found a similar problem but there wasn't a real resolution to it:

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Tom Davies Atlassian Team Nov 07, 2011

This problem was caused by a log4j.jar in the JRE's extensions directory. The version of log4j in that jar was different to the version required by FishEye/Crucible.

It is bad policy to place jars in the JRE's extensions directory -- you can never guarantee that all your applications will want the same version.

Specifically, on the Mac, the conflicting JARs were in /Library/Java/Extensions - I have a feeling it's MacPorts that put them there.

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The bug you referenced suggest that the problem was caused by another instance of the log4j jar. Do you have a similar problem?

How are you starting Crucible? Do you have a classpath set?

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