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Re: Jigadmin problems

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 1997 14:53:11 +0200 (MET DST)
To: Geoffrey A Dillon <gdillon@cs.tamu.edu>
cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.91.971021145032.20846A-100000@tarantula.inria.fr>
On Mon, 20 Oct 1997, Geoffrey A Dillon wrote:

This kind of stack trace reminds me of a font properties problem... Try 
to remove the lib/font.properties file... 
The problem is in the settings of the motif while starting the jdk.
Hope this help,

> I have been trying to get Jigsaw 1.0beta running on a FreeBSD 2.1.5
> machine running a port of jdk1.1.   While I realize there can be
> several problems with this type of implementation, sice JDK is
> only marginally supported on this platform and Jigsaw
> has not been tested on it, It would very valuable for my research
> to get this going. While the jigsaw and jigadmin servers seem
> to start up fine, I am having trouble with the jigadmin client
> application.
> whiskey: {34} java w3c.jigadm.Main -root /usr/Jigsaw/Jigsaw http://whiskey.cs.tamu.edu:8009/
> java.lang.NullPointerException
>         at sun.awt.motif.MFramePeer.<init>(MFramePeer.java:59)
>         at sun.awt.motif.MToolkit.createFrame(MToolkit.java:153)
>         at java.awt.Frame.addNotify(Frame.java)
>         at java.awt.Window.show(Window.java)
>         at w3c.jigadm.gui.ServerBrowser.popupDialog(ServerBrowser.java)
>         at w3c.jigadm.gui.ServerBrowser.<init>(ServerBrowser.java)
>         at w3c.jigadm.gui.ServerBrowser.main(ServerBrowser.java)
>         at w3c.jigadm.Main.main(Main.java)
> One obvious possibility is that it is having trouble with the awt because
> we have only installed lesstif-0.81 rather than paying for Motif.
> Nevertheless, I was hoping someone may have found a fix or
> workaround for this. I am trying to run the jigadmin client
> on the same server that the jigsaw and jigadmin servers are running,
> on ports 8001 and 8009 respectively.
> I was hoping that somehow the admin client could connect to its server
> from a different host, one which does not necessarily have access
> to the server's files on whiskey. Since we have JDK1.1.4 and Motif
> on our Solaris machines, this would allow me to configure Jigsaw
> remotely. Is that impossible?
> Geoff

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