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  • Trying to add a Git Publisher step to a job to tag on a promotion. When I hit the "add tag" or "add branch" option, under "Target remote name" it shows a "ERROR" link below. After I enter in a tag; the ERROR link is replaced with a 500 error and this stacktrace: {code} Stacktrace: java.lang.NullPointerException at hudson.plugins.git.util.GitUtils.fixupNames(GitUtils.java:198) at hudson.plugins.git.GitSCM$DescriptorImpl.doGitRemoteNameCheck(GitSCM.java:1522) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function$InstanceFunction.invoke(Function.java:282) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvoke(Function.java:149) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvokeAndServeResponse(Function.java:88) at org.kohsuke.stapler.MetaClass$1.doDispatch(MetaClass.java:103) at org.kohsuke.stapler.NameBasedDispatcher.dispatch(NameBasedDispatcher.java:53) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:561) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:646) at org.kohsuke.stapler.MetaClass$6.doDispatch(MetaClass.java:233) at org.kohsuke.stapler.NameBasedDispatcher.dispatch(NameBasedDispatcher.java:53) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:561) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:646) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:477) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.service(Stapler.java:159) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:45) at winstone.ServletConfiguration.execute(ServletConfiguration.java:249) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.forward(RequestDispatcher.java:335) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:378) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:94) at hudson.plugins.greenballs.GreenBallFilter.doFilter(GreenBallFilter.java:52) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:97) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:86) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at hudson.security.csrf.CrumbFilter.doFilter(CrumbFilter.java:47) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:84) at hudson.security.UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.doFilter(UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.java:51) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.ExceptionTranslationFilter.doFilter(ExceptionTranslationFilter.java:166) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.providers.anonymous.AnonymousProcessingFilter.doFilter(AnonymousProcessingFilter.java:125) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.rememberme.RememberMeProcessingFilter.doFilter(RememberMeProcessingFilter.java:142) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.AbstractProcessingFilter.doFilter(AbstractProcessingFilter.java:271) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.basicauth.BasicProcessingFilter.doFilter(BasicProcessingFilter.java:173) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.context.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.java:249) at hudson.security.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.java:66) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:76) at hudson.security.HudsonFilter.doFilter(HudsonFilter.java:164) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at hudson.util.CharacterEncodingFilter.doFilter(CharacterEncodingFilter.java:81) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.forward(RequestDispatcher.java:333) at winstone.RequestHandlerThread.processRequest(RequestHandlerThread.java:244) at winstone.RequestHandlerThread.run(RequestHandlerThread.java:150) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662) {code}
    via by Andrew Paulin,
  • Trying to add a Git Publisher step to a job to tag on a promotion. When I hit the "add tag" or "add branch" option, under "Target remote name" it shows a "ERROR" link below. After I enter in a tag; the ERROR link is replaced with a 500 error and this stacktrace: {code} Stacktrace: java.lang.NullPointerException at hudson.plugins.git.util.GitUtils.fixupNames(GitUtils.java:198) at hudson.plugins.git.GitSCM$DescriptorImpl.doGitRemoteNameCheck(GitSCM.java:1522) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function$InstanceFunction.invoke(Function.java:282) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvoke(Function.java:149) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvokeAndServeResponse(Function.java:88) at org.kohsuke.stapler.MetaClass$1.doDispatch(MetaClass.java:103) at org.kohsuke.stapler.NameBasedDispatcher.dispatch(NameBasedDispatcher.java:53) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:561) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:646) at org.kohsuke.stapler.MetaClass$6.doDispatch(MetaClass.java:233) at org.kohsuke.stapler.NameBasedDispatcher.dispatch(NameBasedDispatcher.java:53) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:561) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:646) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:477) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.service(Stapler.java:159) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:45) at winstone.ServletConfiguration.execute(ServletConfiguration.java:249) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.forward(RequestDispatcher.java:335) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:378) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:94) at hudson.plugins.greenballs.GreenBallFilter.doFilter(GreenBallFilter.java:52) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:97) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:86) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at hudson.security.csrf.CrumbFilter.doFilter(CrumbFilter.java:47) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:84) at hudson.security.UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.doFilter(UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.java:51) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.ExceptionTranslationFilter.doFilter(ExceptionTranslationFilter.java:166) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.providers.anonymous.AnonymousProcessingFilter.doFilter(AnonymousProcessingFilter.java:125) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.rememberme.RememberMeProcessingFilter.doFilter(RememberMeProcessingFilter.java:142) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.AbstractProcessingFilter.doFilter(AbstractProcessingFilter.java:271) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.basicauth.BasicProcessingFilter.doFilter(BasicProcessingFilter.java:173) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.context.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.java:249) at hudson.security.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.java:66) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:76) at hudson.security.HudsonFilter.doFilter(HudsonFilter.java:164) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at hudson.util.CharacterEncodingFilter.doFilter(CharacterEncodingFilter.java:81) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.forward(RequestDispatcher.java:333) at winstone.RequestHandlerThread.processRequest(RequestHandlerThread.java:244) at winstone.RequestHandlerThread.run(RequestHandlerThread.java:150) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662) {code}
    via by Andrew Paulin,
    • java.lang.NullPointerException at hudson.plugins.git.util.GitUtils.fixupNames(GitUtils.java:198) at hudson.plugins.git.GitSCM$DescriptorImpl.doGitRemoteNameCheck(GitSCM.java:1522) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function$InstanceFunction.invoke(Function.java:282) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvoke(Function.java:149) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvokeAndServeResponse(Function.java:88) at org.kohsuke.stapler.MetaClass$1.doDispatch(MetaClass.java:103) at org.kohsuke.stapler.NameBasedDispatcher.dispatch(NameBasedDispatcher.java:53) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:561) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:646) at org.kohsuke.stapler.MetaClass$6.doDispatch(MetaClass.java:233) at org.kohsuke.stapler.NameBasedDispatcher.dispatch(NameBasedDispatcher.java:53) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:561) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:646) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:477) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.service(Stapler.java:159) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:45) at winstone.ServletConfiguration.execute(ServletConfiguration.java:249) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.forward(RequestDispatcher.java:335) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:378) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:94) at hudson.plugins.greenballs.GreenBallFilter.doFilter(GreenBallFilter.java:52) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:97) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:86) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at hudson.security.csrf.CrumbFilter.doFilter(CrumbFilter.java:47) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:84) at hudson.security.UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.doFilter(UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.java:51) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.ExceptionTranslationFilter.doFilter(ExceptionTranslationFilter.java:166) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.providers.anonymous.AnonymousProcessingFilter.doFilter(AnonymousProcessingFilter.java:125) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.rememberme.RememberMeProcessingFilter.doFilter(RememberMeProcessingFilter.java:142) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.AbstractProcessingFilter.doFilter(AbstractProcessingFilter.java:271) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.basicauth.BasicProcessingFilter.doFilter(BasicProcessingFilter.java:173) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.context.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.java:249) at hudson.security.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.java:66) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:76) at hudson.security.HudsonFilter.doFilter(HudsonFilter.java:164) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at hudson.util.CharacterEncodingFilter.doFilter(CharacterEncodingFilter.java:81) at winstone.FilterConfiguration.execute(FilterConfiguration.java:195) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.doFilter(RequestDispatcher.java:368) at winstone.RequestDispatcher.forward(RequestDispatcher.java:333) at winstone.RequestHandlerThread.processRequest(RequestHandlerThread.java:244) at winstone.RequestHandlerThread.run(RequestHandlerThread.java:150)
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