[messages] [Technical Support & Bugs] VASSAL only works with some window managers

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Thu Sep 13 02:43:11 MST 2012

Thus spake crispycritter:
> It gets more strange.  On my office machine, the same failing window
> manager at home (built from identical source) works fine with VASSAL, as
> does the GNOME window manager that's standard in Scientific Linux 6.
> The JAVA version is older, however, and I may try to install the older
> version at home to see what happens.  Also will run strace and hope for
> enlightenment, but based on strace at the office there isn't anything
> weird.

Which versions of Java are we talking about here?
> VASSAL in the only JAVA app I've obvious access to.  Suggestions for
> other apps for comparison are welcome.

You might try running Eclipse. That's Java, but uses SWT instead of
Swing, I believe. If you find that Eclipse is ok, then the likely
culprit is Swing.


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