openjdk does not place windows properly on multi-monitor configration

Bug #228760 reported by Craig on 2008-05-09
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
openjdk-6 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

OpenJDK opens windows at the center of the entire desktop - not the center of the active screen as the window manager indicates. I believe openjdk needs to be compiled with xinerama support, or perhaps allow the window manager to place windows.

To reproduce, just run:
javaws http://www.soapui.org/jnlp/2.0.2/soapui.jnlp
and watch the windows popup in between screens.

Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

please could you recheck this with 6b10 from intrepid or from the hardy openjdk PPA?

Changed in openjdk-6:
status: New → Incomplete
Craig (candrews-integralblue) wrote :

I just tried with openjdk 6b10 from the hardy openjdk ppa, and the problem still occurs.

Changed in openjdk-6:
status: Incomplete → New
Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

please recheck with openjdk-6 6b11-2ubuntu2, as found in hardy-proposed

Matthias Klose (doko) on 2008-09-06
Changed in openjdk-6:
status: New → Incomplete
Andreas Schildbach (schildbach) wrote :

Problem is still present with OpenJDK 6b11-2ubuntu2

Changed in openjdk-6:
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Craig (candrews-integralblue) wrote :

Has anyone found an upstream bug related to this? And is this issue being worked on by anyone?

Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

no, you might want to recheck with updated packages (both openjdk-6 and openjdk-7) found here:
https://edge.launchpad.net/~openjdk/+archive/ppa

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