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Feb 14, 2016
Avatar AndyL 2 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99 pre4 - no drag and drop from browser

I’m having the same problem. Two computers running Windows 7. One with IE the other with Firefox. Initially I got the circle with line reject Icon when dragging a URL. Restarting JBW I now get the “accept” icon, but the auction doesn’t get added. Adding it manually does work.

Regards

Andy

 
Feb 14, 2016
Avatar AndyL 2 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99 pre4 - no drag and drop from browser

I’m having the same problem. Two computers running Windows 7. One with IE the other with Firefox. Initially I got the circle with line reject Icon when dragging a URL. Restarting JBW I now get the “accept” icon, but the auction doesn’t get added. Adding it manually does work.

Regards

Andy

 
Feb 14, 2016
Avatar momist 12 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99pre4 won't start, dies at "Starting scripts"

OK. So JBidwatcher 2.99pre5 is now installed in my downloads directory, and runs from the terminal simply. If I now accept that it lives there, how do I change the launching script in /usr/local/bin/jbidwatcher to make that version run? Currently it opens the old version I still have.
Thanks for any help.

 
Feb 14, 2016
Avatar momist 12 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99pre4 won't start, dies at "Starting scripts"

@bushytails. Thanks for that, that worked fine only now I’ve lost where it was installed, so my starting script still starts 2.5.3pre3 I had the new one running, I’ll have to go find it . . .

 
Feb 13, 2016
Avatar bushytails 55 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99pre4 won't start, dies at "Starting scripts"

Try the script that came with the 2.99pre5 download.

—Bushytails

 
Feb 12, 2016
Avatar momist 12 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99pre4 won't start, dies at "Starting scripts"

Now then. I’ve very little (and old) C experience, and zilch with Java, so I’m struggling here. I’ve installed JBidwatcher 2.99pre5 which would not run at all, and then discovered that I needed Java 8, so I’ve installed that. I now get the stall at “Starting scripts”. Since I did this the wrong way around, do I now need to uninstall JBw and then re install, or try the ‘long command’ above?
I’m running Linux Mint 7.3 with Cinnamon, and have long since avoided the command line as much as possible, so this is getting painful to my old brain :-)
Can anyone help me out here, or should I go back to 2.5.3pre3 which is the last one which worked for me?

 
Feb 12, 2016
Avatar vipermetcaff 1 post

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / External Remote Database

unable to use remote MySQL database when i set it to use remote mysql database and restart the software it reverts back to using the derby database

 
Feb 7, 2016
Avatar bushytails 55 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99pre4 multiple bugs

So… are you on vacation, or did I overload you with bug reports? Sorry! :)

 
Feb 4, 2016
Avatar fred909 3 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Tips and Tricks / Bring back Multisniping (2.5.5)

Gixen is able to do this. I really miss the jBidWatcher GUI for it though.

Can’t we just code jBidWatcher to do some test checks or the fist bid attempt in a multi, and if it can’t determine the winner it will just cancel all other bids in the multi?

 
Feb 3, 2016
Avatar bushytails 55 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99pre4 won't start, dies at "Starting scripts"

Make sure you’re using the latest Oracle java. It won’t run on OpenJDK, which is what debian includes by default. java -version will tell you what you’re using.

—Bushytails

 
Feb 3, 2016
Avatar ammortiser1 2 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99pre4 won't start, dies at "Starting scripts"

Using GNU/Linux Debian 8 (Jessie) your “long command” method worked on v 2.5.6 but failed on 2.99pre5 giving the following errors:

lib/readline.jar:lib/txtmark.jar:lib/jbidwatcher:main/main.jar com.jbidwatcher.app.JBidWatch

Exception in thread “main” java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/jbidwatcher/app/JBidWatch : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:800)
at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:142)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:449)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$100(URLClassLoader.java:71)
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:361)
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:355)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:354)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:425)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:308)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:358)
at sun.launcher.LauncherHelper.checkAndLoadMain(LauncherHelper.java:482)

Hope this helps sort it out.

 
Feb 2, 2016
Avatar AndyHull 1 post

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / JBidwatcher (2.99pre5-2-g7251940) wont launch on Ubuntu 15.10

When I attempted to launch JBidwatcher (2.99pre5-2-g7251940) on Ubuntu, initially the launch of jbidwatcher.sh failed silently locking up the terminal.
In an attempt to debug, I modified the command within the shell launcher as follows…

java -Xdebug -cp lib/annotations.jar:lib/aopalliance.jar:lib/appbundler-1.0ea.jar:lib/apple.jar:lib/derby.jar:lib/guice-3.0.jar:lib/guice-assistedinject-3.0.jar:lib/jDeskMetrics.jar:lib/javax.inject.jar:lib/jdesktop.jar:lib/jl1.0.1.jar:lib/jline-2.11.jar:lib/jruby-incomplete.jar:lib/json_simple-1.1.jar:lib/jsoup-1.7.1.jar:lib/jsr305-1.3.9.jar:lib/l2fprod-common-fontchooser.jar:lib/mahalo.jar:lib/mysql-connector-java-5.1.7-bin.jar:lib/readline.jar:lib/txtmark.jar:lib/jbidwatcher:app/JBidwatcher.jar com.jbidwatcher.app.JBidWatch

.. in the hope that the -Xdebug flag would let me see where the process was failing. However the addition of this flag allowed the launcher to load without hanging, so I am none the wiser regarding the actual source of the initial problem.

I have posted this in case it helps anybody else stuck in the same situation. I am using ….

openjdk version “1.8.0_72-internal”
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_72-internal-b15)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.72-b15, mixed mode)

… and am actually running Ubuntu 16.04 beta, so there is a slight chance the issue is related to my bleeding edge installation.

 
Feb 1, 2016
Avatar Hartmut 3 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Development / Building JBidwatcher from git.

As an addition to the how-to-description of Watched2 I’d like to mention:

To find out the needed paths of “export RUBYLIB=…:…:…”
You can use do e.g.
gem which rubygems
gem which monitor
gem which …
and so forth.

After trying I got JBidWatcher finally running now on Debian 8.3 Linux:

current source codes from: https://github.com/cyberfox/jbidwatcher.git
git clone https://github.com/cyberfox/jbidwatcher.git

java 1.8.0_72
rvm 1.26.11 (latest)
jruby 1.5.6 (ruby 1.8.7 patchlevel 249)

to get it running I enter:

ant clean
ant linux
export RUBYLIB=“$HOME/.rvm/rubies/jruby-1.7.19/lib/ruby/shared:$HOME/.rvm/rubies/jruby-1.7.19/lib/ruby/1.9”
java -jar JBidwatcher-2.99pre5.jar

 
Jan 31, 2016
Avatar Hartmut 3 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Development / Linux, com/apple/mrj/MRJQuitHandler

I added the library mrjtoolkitstubs-1.0.jar to the lib directory, adapted the build.xml file, and the main difference,

i called

java -jar JBidwatcher-2.99pre5.jar

instead of

java -jar JBidwatcher.jar

Then this issue was solved ! :-)

 
Jan 31, 2016
Avatar Hartmut 3 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Development / Linux, com/apple/mrj/MRJQuitHandler

Hi,
I’ve taken the current source codes with “git clone https://github.com/cyberfox/jbidwatcher.git”
Under Debian and Java 8 I made “ant clean” and then “and linux”
Everything compiled fine, but when I run the program with “java -jar JBidwatcher.jar”, I receive the error below as result. I think I am totally wrong at some point, but cannot explain these apple dependencies which are not exist on Debian?.
Is possible to compile under linux?
I appreciate Your help :)
Greetings!
Hartmut


Error: A JNI error has occurred, please check your installation and try again
Exception in thread “main” java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/apple/mrj/MRJQuitHandler
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:760)
at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:142)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:467)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$100(URLClassLoader.java:73)
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:368)
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:362)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:361)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:424)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:331)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:357)
at java.lang.Class.getDeclaredMethods0(Native Method)
at java.lang.Class.privateGetDeclaredMethods(Class.java:2701)
at java.lang.Class.privateGetMethodRecursive(Class.java:3048)
at java.lang.Class.getMethod0(Class.java:3018)
at java.lang.Class.getMethod(Class.java:1784)
at sun.launcher.LauncherHelper.validateMainClass(LauncherHelper.java:544)
at sun.launcher.LauncherHelper.checkAndLoadMain(LauncherHelper.java:526)
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.apple.mrj.MRJQuitHandler
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:381)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:424)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:331)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:357)
… 19 more

 
Jan 31, 2016
Avatar bushytails 55 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99pre4 multiple bugs

Had two completed items still showing on the current tab. Tried deleting them, and it went through the delete confirmation etc, but seems to have corrupted something:
http://i.imgur.com/8hxWGVZ.png
All three of those are now showing the same item…

—Bushytails

 
Jan 30, 2016
Avatar ammortiser1 2 post(s)

Comment Topic: That's SO beta! / JBidWatcher2.99pre5

I have been using previous versions (most recently 2.5.6) without issues but the latest build won’t run on my Gnu/Linux Debian Jessie distribution giving the following console errors:

Exception in thread “main” java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/jbidwatcher/app/JBidWatch : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:800)
at com.simontuffs.onejar.JarClassLoader.defineClass(JarClassLoader.java:803)
at com.simontuffs.onejar.JarClassLoader.findClass(JarClassLoader.java:710)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:425)
at com.simontuffs.onejar.JarClassLoader.loadClass(JarClassLoader.java:630)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:358)
at com.simontuffs.onejar.Boot.run(Boot.java:336)
at com.simontuffs.onejar.Boot.main(Boot.jav

I hope the above gives the information needed for a solution to be found but, if not,please let me know what else you need from me.

 
Jan 28, 2016
Avatar Purity 10 post(s)

Comment Topic: That's SO beta! / JBidWatcher 2.99pre4

Hi Morgan,

I’m very pleased to see that you are still working this great piece of software, and have released a new version

Your efforts are much appreciated

Cheers
Ben

 
Jan 28, 2016
Avatar Watched2 3 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Development / Building JBidwatcher from git.

Hi Morgan,

Sorry for the late reply, been flat out with work and then a much needed holiday.

It’s we the users who should be grateful for the years of work you have put into Jbid. Countless people around the world sacrifice time with family, friends, opportunities or any number of things for others to create free-software for the freedom of users. They should be supported and thanked, and it’s not really recognised in society as much as it should.

As you can tell, I’m not a jruby expert and missed the obvious gems.jar in the lib directory. I’ll have a think about how it can be done more elegantly for linux users.

However, in the mean time I hope this helps others start testing or developing the software.

Cheers

 
Jan 28, 2016
Avatar bushytails 55 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99pre4 multiple bugs

minor bug: “Cancel snipe” is still an option on completed auctions.

—Bushytails

 
Jan 28, 2016
Avatar bushytails 55 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99pre4 multiple bugs

And another failed snipe for a new reason…
Wed Jan 27 15:16:56 PST 2016: 191787975937 (MACHINIST MILL LATHE Machinist Multi Head Knurling Tool for Lathe Tool Post) – Firing actual snipe.
Wed Jan 27 15:16:56 PST 2016: 191787975937 (MACHINIST MILL LATHE Machinist Multi Head Knurling Tool for Lathe Tool Post) – Submitting bid form.
Wed Jan 27 15:16:56 PST 2016: Parsing URL http://offer.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll
Wed Jan 27 15:16:58 PST 2016: 191787975937 (MACHINIST MILL LATHE Machinist Multi Head Knurling Tool for Lathe Tool Post) – Done submitting bid form.
Wed Jan 27 15:16:58 PST 2016: 191787975937 (MACHINIST MILL LATHE Machinist Multi Head Knurling Tool for Lathe Tool Post) – Loading post-bid data.
Wed Jan 27 15:16:58 PST 2016: 191787975937 (MACHINIST MILL LATHE Machinist Multi Head Knurling Tool for Lathe Tool Post) – Failed to load post-bid data. ‘Show Last Error’
from context menu to see the failure page from the post-bid page.
It then shows a html page, which looks reasonable.
Wed Jan 27 15:16:58 PST 2016: File contents logged with message: http://offer.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?MfcISAPICommand=MakeBid&maxbid=14.78&[stuff here cut in case any of it is sensitive]&item=191787975937&confirmbid=Confirm+Bid
Wed Jan 27 15:16:58 PST 2016: 191787975937 (MACHINIST MILL LATHE Machinist Multi Head Knurling Tool for Lathe Tool Post) – Unknown error sniping on MACHINIST MILL LATHE Machinist Multi Head Knurling Tool for Lathe Tool Post (191787975937)
Wed Jan 27 15:16:58 PST 2016: Unknown error sniping on MACHINIST MILL LATHE Machinist Multi Head Knurling Tool for Lathe Tool Post (191787975937)

Also, it’s twice now died using 100% cpu. No ui redraw, no response to trying to close its window. ctrl-c in the terminal kills it.

—Bushytails

 
Jan 27, 2016
Avatar appraisalguy 1 post

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / New version is not starting?

I have been using the software for years, mostly the stand along versions but today I went start the program up and nothing. So I came to the site and got the new installer and installed it. Same result, so I uninstalled and reinstalled on an internal drive other than C, got the same results no start either by running as admin or just clicking on the link. Any suggestions?

 
Jan 27, 2016
Avatar Morgan Schweers 1,200 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / Unknown error sniping on 2.99pre5 on Mac

Greetings,
I put up a response; one is straightforward, the other is definitely strange.

— Morgan

 
Jan 27, 2016
Avatar gabster 6 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / Unknown error sniping on 2.99pre5 on Mac

Pretty quiet in here I suppose. :-(

 
Jan 26, 2016
Avatar bushytails 55 post(s)

Comment Topic: JBidwatcher Help / 2.99pre4 multiple bugs

Also had a “bad form” error, causing a null pointer:
Tue Jan 26 12:13:56 PST 2016: File contents logged with message: Bad form response to: http://offer.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?MfcISAPICommand=MakeBid&co_partnerid=&item=252257899964&fb=2&maxbid=51.78
Tue Jan 26 12:13:56 PST 2016: PMQ Caught exception: java.lang.NullPointerException
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.jbidwatcher.auction.Snipe.preSnipe(Snipe.java:113)
at com.jbidwatcher.auction.Snipe.fire(Snipe.java:48)
at com.jbidwatcher.auction.server.ebay.ebayServer$SnipeListener.messageAction(ebayServer.java:676)
at com.jbidwatcher.util.queue.PlainMessageQueue.run(PlainMessageQueue.java:60)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745)

And yet it successfully sniped that one.

Checked some more time deltas from the errors log, to make sure they were correct during the time period it marked the items as ended:
Tue Jan 26 14:58:25 PST 2016: Time delta with ebay.com is -2180
Tue Jan 26 14:59:34 PST 2016: Time delta with ebay.com is -4285
Tue Jan 26 15:03:03 PST 2016: Time delta with ebay.com is -2223
Tue Jan 26 15:05:56 PST 2016: Time delta with ebay.com is -2534
Tue Jan 26 15:06:35 PST 2016: 191787167436 (MACHINIST LATHE MILL Machinist Lot of NICE 1 2 3 Blocks for Set Up Hold Down) – Cancelling snipe, auction is reported as ended.
Tue Jan 26 15:10:29 PST 2016: 401057915153 (MACHINIST LATHE MILL Machinist Lot of Misc Drill s Cutters) – Cancelling snipe, auction is reported as ended.
Tue Jan 26 15:11:35 PST 2016: Time delta with ebay.com is -2199

No indication that time sync glitched or is in any other way part of the problem. It bounces around a bit due to my connection’s latency, but it’s never off by more than a couple seconds, definitely not 11 minutes.

—Bushytails