> Hi, > > this is what I (and I'm sure quite a number of other people in this thread) did. > > In my case the support guy, after having me do a few tests, concluded that > (citation): > > "This is a bug in MATLAB 8.0 (R2012b) and the development team is > looking into it." > > So, at this point we don't need to determine the cause of the hang, > we need a bug-fix ;) > > Hopefully before 2013a... > > Bye, > Chris.
replying to myself (a year later).
I've just installed 2013b (which brings its own Java - probably a good idea).
This is the first version that appears to have solved the problem!