Summary: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Error creating
                    InputHandler object
           Product: Fop
           Version: 0.95
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: general

Trying to run fop-0.95 on a open suse 11.1 installation always causes

java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Error creating InputHandler object

Even running fop without any arguments (which only causes the help screen to be
shown throws this error. So the easiest step to reproduce is just to call

... help text removed ...
Apr 26, 2009 18:44:07 PM org.apache.fop.cli.Main startFOP
SEVERE: Exception
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Error creating InputHandler object.
        at org.apache.fop.cli.Main.startFOP(
        at org.apache.fop.cli.Main.main(

A similar problem for Solaris was discussed on the mailing list in 2007
concerning 0.94 and there were some ideas floating that it was caused by
erroneous handling of space in the wrapper shell script. However, the mentioned
workaround in that thread (to add a space in the IFS definition) does not make
any difference. As I can read from the thread and some of the committ notes in
0.95 some changes should have been made to fix this but apparently its not
quite working.

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