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Thread: InvocationTargetException when using Graphics2D#drawString

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    Default InvocationTargetException when using Graphics2D#drawString

    I'm using openJDK 11.0.2 on ubuntu (docker image).


    package test;
    import java.awt.*;
    import java.awt.image.BufferedImage;
    public class Main {
        public static void main(String[] args) {
            BufferedImage mapImage = new BufferedImage(128, 128, BufferedImage.TYPE_INT_RGB);
            Graphics2D canvas = mapImage.createGraphics();
            canvas.drawString("test", 1, 1);

    Exception in thread "main" java.lang.InternalError: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
    at java.desktop/sun.font.FontManagerFactory$1.run(FontManagerFacto ry.java:86)
    at java.base/java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
    at java.desktop/sun.font.FontManagerFactory.getInstance(FontManage rFactory.java:74)
    at java.desktop/java.awt.Font.getFont2D(Font.java:497)
    at java.desktop/java.awt.Font$FontAccessImpl.getFont2D(Font.java:2 37)
    at java.desktop/sun.font.FontUtilities.getFont2D(FontUtilities.jav a:139)
    at java.desktop/sun.java2d.SunGraphics2D.checkFontInfo(SunGraphics 2D.java:670)
    at java.desktop/sun.java2d.SunGraphics2D.getFontInfo(SunGraphics2D .java:831)
    at java.desktop/sun.java2d.pipe.GlyphListPipe.drawString(GlyphList Pipe.java:46)
    at java.desktop/sun.java2d.pipe.ValidatePipe.drawString(ValidatePi pe.java:165)
    at java.desktop/sun.java2d.SunGraphics2D.drawString(SunGraphics2D. java:2929)
    at test.Main.main(Main.java:10)
    Caused by: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
    at java.base/jdk.internal.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl .newInstance0(Native Method)
    at java.base/jdk.internal.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl .newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:62 )
    at java.base/jdk.internal.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessor Impl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl .java:45)
    at java.base/java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Construc tor.java:490)
    at java.desktop/sun.font.FontManagerFactory$1.run(FontManagerFacto ry.java:84)
    ... 11 more
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at java.desktop/sun.awt.FontConfiguration.getVersion(FontConfigura tion.java:1262)
    at java.desktop/sun.awt.FontConfiguration.readFontConfigFile(FontC onfiguration.java:225)
    at java.desktop/sun.awt.FontConfiguration.init(FontConfiguration.j ava:107)
    at java.desktop/sun.awt.X11FontManager.createFontConfiguration(X11 FontManager.java:719)
    at java.desktop/sun.font.SunFontManager$2.run(SunFontManager.java: 367)
    at java.base/java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
    at java.desktop/sun.font.SunFontManager.<init>(SunFontManager.java :312)
    at java.desktop/sun.awt.FcFontManager.<init>(FcFontManager.java:35 )
    at java.desktop/sun.awt.X11FontManager.<init>(X11FontManager.java: 56)
    ... 16 more

    Any help is greatly appreciated.

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    Default Re: InvocationTargetException when using Graphics2D#drawString

    Those 3 lines of code compile and execute ok for me in java 10 on Windows 10.
    If you don't understand my answer, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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    Default Re: InvocationTargetException when using Graphics2D#drawString

    This leads me to believe it's a problem with the latest openjdk 11 jvm. If anyone has any further insight, please let me know.

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