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  1. Jenkins
  2. JENKINS-29807

NullPointerException when triggering dependent builds

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    • Bug
    • Status: Resolved (View Workflow)
    • Major
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • core
    • None
    • Ubuntu 12.04.1, Jenkins 1.621-1.624

    Description

      Build completes satisfactorily, but NPE while triggering dependent builds. I upgraded to 1.623 to see if that resolved the fault, but the results are identical. The log shows only 4 of 10 builds triggered, but it may not have been flushed at the point of the fault. All builds are freestyle using multiple shell steps, with no Java or Groovy components or steps. This problem is 100% repeatable with certain builds.

      Tail of an example failing build:
      17:44:08 Archiving artifacts
      17:44:11 Warning: you have no plugins providing access control for builds, so falling back to legacy behavior of permitting any downstream builds to be triggered
      17:44:11 Triggering a new build of trap
      17:44:11 Triggering a new build of snort-e
      17:44:11 Triggering a new build of tcparchive_982
      17:44:11 Triggering a new build of deepinspect
      17:44:11 FATAL: null
      17:44:11 java.lang.NullPointerException
      17:44:11 at jenkins.triggers.ReverseBuildTrigger.shouldTrigger(ReverseBuildTrigger.java:111)
      17:44:11 at jenkins.triggers.ReverseBuildTrigger.access$000(ReverseBuildTrigger.java:84)
      17:44:11 at jenkins.triggers.ReverseBuildTrigger$1.shouldTriggerBuild(ReverseBuildTrigger.java:141)
      17:44:11 at hudson.tasks.BuildTrigger.execute(BuildTrigger.java:245)
      17:44:11 at hudson.model.AbstractBuild$AbstractBuildExecution.cleanUp(AbstractBuild.java:687)
      17:44:11 at hudson.model.Build$BuildExecution.cleanUp(Build.java:200)
      17:44:11 at hudson.model.Run.execute(Run.java:1788)
      17:44:11 at hudson.model.FreeStyleBuild.run(FreeStyleBuild.java:43)
      17:44:11 at hudson.model.ResourceController.execute(ResourceController.java:98)
      17:44:11 at hudson.model.Executor.run(Executor.java:381)
      17:44:11 Finished: SUCCESS

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            Sorry, actually, I DID have a disabled build... just missed it when reviewing the config. 1.620 definitely worked again for me as well.

            nneul Nathan Neulinger added a comment - Sorry, actually, I DID have a disabled build... just missed it when reviewing the config. 1.620 definitely worked again for me as well.
            peterpakos Peter Pakos added a comment -

            Still happening with 1.628.

            peterpakos Peter Pakos added a comment - Still happening with 1.628.
            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment -

            Duplicates JENKINS-29876.

            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment - Duplicates JENKINS-29876 .
            djviking Sverre Moe added a comment - - edited

            It is semantics, but actually JENKINS-29876 is the duplicate, since this issue was reported 5 days before.

            djviking Sverre Moe added a comment - - edited It is semantics, but actually JENKINS-29876 is the duplicate, since this issue was reported 5 days before.
            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment -

            True. I decided to resolve this way because that other issue has a similar number of watchers/votes, but the attention of Kostya.

            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment - True. I decided to resolve this way because that other issue has a similar number of watchers/votes, but the attention of Kostya.

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