On Sun, 07 Aug 2011 15:44:12 +0200, Giovanni Mascellani <g...@debian.org> wrote:
> Thanks for your information. You're probably hitting a known bug, see below.
hello, thanks for the reply!
> On 06/08/2011 13:25, micah anderson wrote:
> >> Could you please launch it from a terminal and copy the messages?
> > micah@algae:~$ josm
> > Using /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/bin/java to execute josm.
> > Debian-Release: 0.0.svn4064-3
> > Build-Date: 2011-06-16 09:29:48
> > Revision: 4064
> > Is-Local-Build: true
> > Warning: no preference 'proxy.policy' found.
> > The proxy will not be used.
> > Look and Feel not found: javax.swing.plaf.gtk.GTKLookAndFeel
> > GET http://api.openstreetmap.org/api/capabilities... OK
> > Communications with http://api.openstreetmap.org/api established using
> > protocol version 0.6.
> > ... then the white screen.
> You're using the Sun proprietary virtual machine, which of course is not
> supported by Debian. There are instructions below to use the free
> OpenJDK virtual machine.
Yep, I had to install that to get some IPMI crap to work.
> >> Are you using the variable JAVACMD you can choose which virtual
> >> machine use.
> > No, I am not familiar with JAVACMD, so I dont think i am using it.
> Sorry, my fault, that wasn't a question. :-)
> >> Could you test it with different VMs?
> > I can, but I would need some help to know how to do that. I am very
> > unfamiliar with Java VMs.
> Try this command:
> JAVACMD=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java josm
> (after installing openjdk-6-jre).
> >> Which window manager are you using?
> > I am using the awesome windowmanager
> This is a quite common problem with non-reparenting window managers like
> awesome (and many others). See, for example, , which is the same bug
> for OpenJDK (that should be fixed by now). Probably it's still not fixed
> in Sun's Java Runtime Environment.
>  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=508650
> If you confirm that you don't have problems with OpenJDK, I'll close the
> bug, since the bug is not in Josm, but in the virtual machine you're using.
Sounds like a reasonable conclusion, and based on the fact that it
works, I think we close it now.
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