close #636715 thanks On Sun, 07 Aug 2011 15:44:12 +0200, Giovanni Mascellani <g...@debian.org> wrote: > Hi. > > 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). that works! > >> 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. micah -- _______________________________________________ Pkg-osm-maint mailing list Pkgemail@example.com http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/pkg-osm-maint