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From "Aaron Mulder (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Updated: (GERONIMO-1532) NullPointerException when a badly named jar is put into repository directory
Date Wed, 26 Apr 2006 21:56:03 GMT
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Aaron Mulder updated GERONIMO-1532:

    Priority: Critical  (was: Minor)

Most likely fixed; need to review

> NullPointerException when a badly named jar is put into repository directory
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>          Key: GERONIMO-1532
>          URL:
>      Project: Geronimo
>         Type: Bug
>     Security: public(Regular issues) 
>   Components: console
>     Versions: 1.0
>     Reporter: Heikki Linnakangas
>     Assignee: Aaron Mulder
>     Priority: Critical
>      Fix For: 1.1
>  Attachments: listURIs.diff
> I copied a JDBC driver jar to geronimo/repository-directory, thinking that geronimo would
pick it up from there. What I didn't know, is that jars in the repository need to be named
in a particular way.
> I then tried to add a Database pool using the wizard. I filled the name and type in step
1, and clicked next. Instead of step 2, I got a blank screen, and this stack trace in the
> 14:30:33,322 ERROR [DatabasePoolPortlet] Unable to render portlet
> java.lang.NullPointerException
> 	at org.apache.geronimo.console.databasemanager.wizard.DatabasePoolPortlet.loadDriverJARList(
> 	at org.apache.geronimo.console.databasemanager.wizard.DatabasePoolPortlet.renderBasicParams(
> 	at org.apache.geronimo.console.databasemanager.wizard.DatabasePoolPortlet.doView(
> 	at javax.portlet.GenericPortlet.doDispatch(
> 	at javax.portlet.GenericPortlet.render(
> ...
> The culprit seems to be the FileSystemRepository.listURIs-method, that doesn't handle
invalid filenames properly, but returns nulls in the array it returns instead.

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