java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError

JDK Bug System | Alan Bateman | 3 years ago
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    FULL PRODUCT VERSION : Java Web Start 10.40.2.43 Using JRE version 1.7.0_40-b43 Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION : Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600] A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM : My application was running fine until i upgraded my jre to 7u40. When my application is initializing its doing Logger.getLogger("ClassName"), i am getting following exception. java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError at java.util.logging.Logger.demandLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.Logger.getLogger(Unknown Source) at com.company.Application.Applet.<clinit>(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeApplication(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeMainClass(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.doLaunchApp(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.run(Unknown Source) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source) Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException at java.util.logging.Logger.setParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$6.run(Unknown Source) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.util.logging.LogManager.doSetParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager.access$1100(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LogNode.walkAndSetParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LoggerContext.addLocalLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LoggerContext.addLocalLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager.addLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$1.run(Unknown Source) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.util.logging.LogManager.<clinit>(Unknown Source) The exception is coming from this line private static Logger logger = Logger.getLogger(Applet.class.getName()); Could it be because of any sideeffects with fix http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=8017174 ? Workaround is to open java control center and enable logging. This is a concern since by default "Enable Logging" is unchecked. If i select "Enable Logging", application starts fine REGRESSION. Last worked in version 7u25 STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM : 1) Launch java control center and unselect "Enable Logging" from advanced tab 2) Create a sample westart application which initialize logging private static Logger logger = Logger.getLogger(Applet.class.getName()); 3) Application is not launching 4) If you enable "Enable Logging", application launches EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR : EXPECTED - Should launch always irrespective of the "Enable Logging" checkbox. ACTUAL - Application fails with a nullpointer exception. ERROR MESSAGES/STACK TRACES THAT OCCUR : java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError at java.util.logging.Logger.demandLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.Logger.getLogger(Unknown Source) at com.company.Application.Applet.<clinit>(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeApplication(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeMainClass(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.doLaunchApp(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.run(Unknown Source) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source) Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException at java.util.logging.Logger.setParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$6.run(Unknown Source) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.util.logging.LogManager.doSetParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager.access$1100(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LogNode.walkAndSetParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LoggerContext.addLocalLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LoggerContext.addLocalLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager.addLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$1.run(Unknown Source) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.util.logging.LogManager.<clinit>(Unknown Source) REPRODUCIBILITY : This bug can be reproduced always. ---------- BEGIN SOURCE ---------- a simple logging enabled applet ---------- END SOURCE ---------- CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND : Select "Enable Logging"

    JDK Bug System | 3 years ago | Alan Bateman
    java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
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    FULL PRODUCT VERSION : Java Web Start 10.40.2.43 Using JRE version 1.7.0_40-b43 Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION : Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600] A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM : My application was running fine until i upgraded my jre to 7u40. When my application is initializing its doing Logger.getLogger("ClassName"), i am getting following exception. java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError at java.util.logging.Logger.demandLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.Logger.getLogger(Unknown Source) at com.company.Application.Applet.<clinit>(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeApplication(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeMainClass(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.doLaunchApp(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.run(Unknown Source) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source) Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException at java.util.logging.Logger.setParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$6.run(Unknown Source) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.util.logging.LogManager.doSetParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager.access$1100(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LogNode.walkAndSetParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LoggerContext.addLocalLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LoggerContext.addLocalLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager.addLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$1.run(Unknown Source) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.util.logging.LogManager.<clinit>(Unknown Source) The exception is coming from this line private static Logger logger = Logger.getLogger(Applet.class.getName()); Could it be because of any sideeffects with fix http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=8017174 ? Workaround is to open java control center and enable logging. This is a concern since by default "Enable Logging" is unchecked. If i select "Enable Logging", application starts fine REGRESSION. Last worked in version 7u25 STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM : 1) Launch java control center and unselect "Enable Logging" from advanced tab 2) Create a sample westart application which initialize logging private static Logger logger = Logger.getLogger(Applet.class.getName()); 3) Application is not launching 4) If you enable "Enable Logging", application launches EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR : EXPECTED - Should launch always irrespective of the "Enable Logging" checkbox. ACTUAL - Application fails with a nullpointer exception. ERROR MESSAGES/STACK TRACES THAT OCCUR : java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError at java.util.logging.Logger.demandLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.Logger.getLogger(Unknown Source) at com.company.Application.Applet.<clinit>(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeApplication(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeMainClass(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.doLaunchApp(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.run(Unknown Source) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source) Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException at java.util.logging.Logger.setParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$6.run(Unknown Source) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.util.logging.LogManager.doSetParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager.access$1100(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LogNode.walkAndSetParent(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LoggerContext.addLocalLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$LoggerContext.addLocalLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager.addLogger(Unknown Source) at java.util.logging.LogManager$1.run(Unknown Source) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.util.logging.LogManager.<clinit>(Unknown Source) REPRODUCIBILITY : This bug can be reproduced always. ---------- BEGIN SOURCE ---------- a simple logging enabled applet ---------- END SOURCE ---------- CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND : Select "Enable Logging"

    JDK Bug System | 3 years ago | Alan Bateman
    java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
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    Root Cause Analysis

    1. java.lang.NullPointerException

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      at java.util.logging.Logger.setParent()
    2. Java RT
      LogManager.<clinit>
      1. java.util.logging.Logger.setParent(Unknown Source)
      2. java.util.logging.LogManager$6.run(Unknown Source)
      3. java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
      4. java.util.logging.LogManager.doSetParent(Unknown Source)
      5. java.util.logging.LogManager.access$1100(Unknown Source)
      6. java.util.logging.LogManager$LogNode.walkAndSetParent(Unknown Source)
      7. java.util.logging.LogManager$LoggerContext.addLocalLogger(Unknown Source)
      8. java.util.logging.LogManager$LoggerContext.addLocalLogger(Unknown Source)
      9. java.util.logging.LogManager.addLogger(Unknown Source)
      10. java.util.logging.LogManager$1.run(Unknown Source)
      11. java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
      12. java.util.logging.LogManager.<clinit>(Unknown Source)
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