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  1. Jalview
  2. JAL-2678

default browser not found on OSX java 9

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 2.10.2b1
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Dev and Dep, jvdesktop
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      Description

      On OSX in Java 9, the apple specific package com.apple.mrj.MRJFileUtils appear to fail when trying to open a URL in the system browser:
      java.io.IOException: Exception in finding browser: com.apple.mrj.MRJFileUtils
      at jalview.util.BrowserLauncher.openURL(BrowserLauncher.java:716)
      at jalview.gui.PopupMenu.showLink(PopupMenu.java:1836)
      at jalview.gui.PopupMenu$9$1.run(PopupMenu.java:885)
      at java.base/java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
      java.io.IOException: Exception in finding browser: com.apple.mrj.MRJFileUtils
      at jalview.util.BrowserLauncher.openURL(BrowserLauncher.java:716)
      at jalview.gui.IdPanel.mouseClicked(IdPanel.java:205)
      at java.desktop/java.awt.AWTEventMulticaster.mouseClicked(Unknown Source)
      at java.desktop/java.awt.Component.processMouseEvent(Unknown Source)

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              Assignee:
              jprocter Jim Procter
              Reporter:
              jprocter Jim Procter
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