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  • After instaling JEMH and creating a few test issues via email I noticed that trying to delete certain custom fields resulted in nullpointer exceptions. After reverting to earlier XML backup taken before installing JEMH and some experimentation it seems that any custom field that is filled by JEMH on issue creation has the same thing happen to it, deleting the field results in a nullpointer exception and AFTER trying to delete the field, using it in a search will result in a nullpointer exception on pressing "view" Snippet from catalina.out: /secure/admin/DeleteCustomField.jspa [webwork.dispatcher.ServletDispatcher] Could not execute action java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.persistence.OfBizCustomFieldValuePersister.removeAllValues(OfBizCustomFieldValuePersister.java:194) at com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.persistence.EagerLoadingOfBizCustomFieldPersister.removeAllValues(EagerLoadingOfBizCustomFieldPersister.java:71) at com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.impl.AbstractSingleFieldType.remove(AbstractSingleFieldType.java:117) at com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomFieldImpl.remove(CustomFieldImpl.java:778) at com.atlassian.jira.issue.managers.DefaultCustomFieldManager.removeCustomField(DefaultCustomFieldManager.java:474) at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.admin.customfields.DeleteCustomField.doExecute(DeleteCustomField.java:34) at webwork.action.ActionSupport.execute(ActionSupport.java:165) at com.atlassian.jira.action.JiraActionSupport.execute(JiraActionSupport.java:53) at webwork.dispatcher.GenericDispatcher.executeAction(GenericDispatcher.java:139) at com.atlassian.jira.web.dispatcher.JiraServletDispatcher.service(JiraServletDispatcher.java:171) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:717) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.core.filters.HeaderSanitisingFilter.doFilter(HeaderSanitisingFilter.java:44) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.IteratingFilterChain.doFilter(IteratingFilterChain.java:46) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:55) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:41) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.accesslog.AccessLogFilter.executeRequest(AccessLogFilter.java:99) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.accesslog.AccessLogFilter.doFilter(AccessLogFilter.java:83) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.jira.security.xsrf.XsrfTokenAdditionRequestFilter.doFilter(XsrfTokenAdditionRequestFilter.java:50) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.filter.PageFilter.parsePage(PageFilter.java:119) at com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.filter.PageFilter.doFilter(PageFilter.java:55) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.SitemeshExcludePathFilter.doFilter(SitemeshExcludePathFilter.java:40) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.IteratingFilterChain.doFilter(IteratingFilterChain.java:46) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:55) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:41) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.SecurityFilter.doFilter(SecurityFilter.java:219) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.security.auth.trustedapps.filter.TrustedApplicationsFilter.doFilter(TrustedApplicationsFilter.java:98) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.BaseLoginFilter.doFilter(BaseLoginFilter.java:140) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.JiraLoginFilter.doFilter(JiraLoginFilter.java:70) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.IteratingFilterChain.doFilter(IteratingFilterChain.java:46) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.DelegatingPluginFilter$1.doFilter(DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66) at com.atlassian.oauth.serviceprovider.internal.servlet.OAuthFilter.doFilter(OAuthFilter.java:69) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.DelegatingPluginFilter.doFilter(DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.IteratingFilterChain.doFilter(IteratingFilterChain.java:42) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:55) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:41) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.util.profiling.filters.ProfilingFilter.doFilter(ProfilingFilter.java:99) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.JIRAProfilingFilter.doFilter(JIRAProfilingFilter.java:16) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.ActionCleanupDelayFilter.doFilter(ActionCleanupDelayFilter.java:59) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.RequestCleanupFilter.doFilter(RequestCleanupFilter.java:53) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.johnson.filters.AbstractJohnsonFilter.doFilter(AbstractJohnsonFilter.java:72) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at org.tuckey.web.filters.urlrewrite.UrlRewriteFilter.doFilter(UrlRewriteFilter.java:350) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.gzipfilter.GzipFilter.doFilterInternal(GzipFilter.java:81) at com.atlassian.gzipfilter.GzipFilter.doFilter(GzipFilter.java:51) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.IteratingFilterChain.doFilter(IteratingFilterChain.java:46) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:55) at com.atlassian.plugin.servlet.filter.ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.doFilter(ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:41) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.core.filters.cache.AbstractCachingFilter.doFilter(AbstractCachingFilter.java:33) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.core.filters.encoding.AbstractEncodingFilter.doFilter(AbstractEncodingFilter.java:41) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at com.atlassian.jira.startup.JiraStartupChecklistFilter.doFilter(JiraStartupChecklistFilter.java:86) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:233) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:191) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:128) at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:102) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109) at org.apache.catalina.valves.AccessLogValve.invoke(AccessLogValve.java:567) at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:293) at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:849) at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:583) at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:454) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)
    via by Tarmo Saranen,
  • Removing Custom field with Options causes fatal error. This seems to occur with CF with options that have issues with those options selected. After the 500 error screen, you can click back on the browser & successfully remove the custom field the second time around. The error logs are below: Build Information: Uptime: 2 hours, 45 minutes, 36 seconds Edition: Enterprise Version: 3.0-preview2 Build Number: 69 Server Information: Application Server: Resin/2.1.13 Servlet Version: 2.3 Memory Information: Total Memory: 127 MB Free Memory: 106 MB Used Memory: 21 MB System Information: System Date: Thursday, 16 Sep 2004 System Time: 15:54:52 Java Version: 1.4.2_02 Java Vendor: Sun Microsystems Inc. JVM Version: 1.0 JVM Vendor: Sun Microsystems Inc. JVM Implementation Version: 1.4.2_02-b03 Java Runtime: Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM User Name: markc User Timezone: Australia/Sydney User Locale: English (Australia) System Encoding: windows-1252 Operating System: Windows XP 5.1 OS Architecture: x86 Application Server Container: Resin/2.1.13 Database type: hsql Database JNDI address: java:comp/env/jdbc/JiraDS Request Information: Request URL: http://localhost:8080/500page.jsp - Scheme: http - Server: localhost - Port: 8080 - URI: /500page.jsp - - Context Path: - - Servlet Path: /500page.jsp - - Path Info: null - - Query String: null Request Attributes: - com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.gzip.GzipFilter_already_filtered : true - __sitemesh__filterapplied : true - javax.servlet.error.request_uri : /secure/admin/DeleteCustomField.jspa - jira.webwork.cleanup : false - loginfilter.already.filtered : true - javax.servlet.error.message : null java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.jira.issue.cache.DefaultCacheManager.flushChildren(DefaultCacheManager.java:99) at com.atlassian.jira.issue.managers.DefaultCustomFieldManager.removeCustomField(DefaultCustomFieldManager.java:287) at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.admin.customfields.DeleteCustomField.doExecute(DeleteCustomField.java:34) at webwork.action.ActionSupport.execute(ActionSupport.java:151) at com.atlassian.jira.action.JiraActionSupport.execute(JiraActionSupport.java:49) at webwork.dispatcher.GenericDispatcher.executeAction(GenericDispatcher.java:131) at com.atlassian.jira.web.dispatcher.JiraServletDispatcher.service(JiraServletDispatcher.java:186) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:853) at com.caucho.server.http.FilterChainServlet.doFilter(FilterChainServlet.java:96) at com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.filter.PageFilter.parsePage(PageFilter.java:129) at com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.filter.PageFilter.doFilter(PageFilter.java:61) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.SitemeshExcludePathFilter.doFilter(SitemeshExcludePathFilter.java:36) at com.caucho.server.http.FilterChainFilter.doFilter(FilterChainFilter.java:88) at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.SecurityFilter.doFilter(SecurityFilter.java:168) at com.caucho.server.http.FilterChainFilter.doFilter(FilterChainFilter.java:88) at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.LoginFilter.doFilter(LoginFilter.java:181) at com.caucho.server.http.FilterChainFilter.doFilter(FilterChainFilter.java:88) at com.atlassian.util.profiling.filters.ProfilingFilter.doFilter(ProfilingFilter.java:132) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.ProfilingAndErrorFilter.doFilter(ProfilingAndErrorFilter.java:25) at com.caucho.server.http.FilterChainFilter.doFilter(FilterChainFilter.java:88) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.ActionCleanupDelayFilter.doFilter(ActionCleanupDelayFilter.java:37) at com.caucho.server.http.FilterChainFilter.doFilter(FilterChainFilter.java:88) at com.atlassian.johnson.filters.JohnsonFilter.doFilter(JohnsonFilter.java:91) at com.caucho.server.http.FilterChainFilter.doFilter(FilterChainFilter.java:88) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.gzip.GzipFilter.doFilter(GzipFilter.java:72) at com.caucho.server.http.FilterChainFilter.doFilter(FilterChainFilter.java:88) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractEncodingFilter.doFilter(AbstractEncodingFilter.java:36) at com.caucho.server.http.FilterChainFilter.doFilter(FilterChainFilter.java:88) at com.caucho.server.http.Invocation.service(Invocation.java:315) at com.caucho.server.http.CacheInvocation.service(CacheInvocation.java:135) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:246) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleConnection(HttpRequest.java:164) at com.caucho.server.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:139) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:534) - javax.servlet.error.status_code : 500 - javax.servlet.error.servlet_name : action - os_securityfilter_already_filtered : true - com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.ActionCleanupDelayFilter : true - com.atlassian.johnson.filters.JohnsonFilter_already_filtered : true - atlassian.core.seraph.original.url : /secure/admin/DeleteCustomField.jspa - webwork.result : Value stack =========== ===========
    via by Mark Chaimungkalanont,
    • java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.jira.issue.cache.DefaultCacheManager.flushChildren(DefaultCacheManager.java:96) at com.atlassian.jira.issue.managers.DefaultCustomFieldManager.removeCustomField(DefaultCustomFieldManager.java:381) at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.admin.customfields.DeleteCustomField.doExecute(DeleteCustomField.java:34) at webwork.action.ActionSupport.execute(ActionSupport.java:153) at com.atlassian.jira.action.JiraActionSupport.execute(JiraActionSupport.java:54) at webwork.dispatcher.GenericDispatcher.executeAction(GenericDispatcher.java:132) at com.atlassian.jira.web.dispatcher.JiraServletDispatcher.service(JiraServletDispatcher.java:209) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:802) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:252) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.AccessLogFilter.doFilter(AccessLogFilter.java:73) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.filter.PageFilter.parsePage(PageFilter.java:119)
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