Hello,
 
I m calling for some helps, plz.
I m currently trying to update our old version of dspace, the 1.4.2 to the 1.5.0
I installed both and both work the 1.4.2 with the DB and the second without.
So i follow the instructions of the documantions.
Every things seems to go for the best but at the end when i try to launch dspace i ve this error.
 
 

An error has occured

java.sql.SQLException: java.lang.NullPointerException

Cocoon stacktrace [hide]

Failed to process pipeline
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/aspects/aspects.xmap - 115:34 <map:serialize type="xml">
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/aspects/aspects.xmap - 114:43 <map:transform type="PageNotFound">
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/aspects/aspects.xmap - 113:22 <map:generate>
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap - 184:34 <map:serialize type="xhtml">
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap - 181:84 <map:transform type="NamespaceFilter">
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap - 180:78 <map:transform type="NamespaceFilter">
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap - 174:33 <map:transform type="i18n">
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap - 170:44 <map:transform>
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap - 155:45 <map:transform type="IncludePageMeta">
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap - 131:55 <map:generate type="file">
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/themes.xmap - 63:45 <map:mount>
context:/file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/sitemap.xmap - 325:73 <map:mount>

Java stacktrace [hide]

java.sql.SQLException: java.lang.NullPointerException
	at org.dspace.storage.rdbms.DatabaseManager.initialize(DatabaseManager.java:1555)
	at org.dspace.storage.rdbms.DatabaseManager.getConnection(DatabaseManager.java:512)
	at org.dspace.core.Context.<init>(Context.java:117)
	at org.dspace.app.xmlui.utils.ContextUtil.obtainContext(ContextUtil.java:88)
	at org.dspace.app.xmlui.cocoon.AbstractDSpaceTransformer.setup(AbstractDSpaceTransformer.java:111)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.setupPipeline(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:397)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.impl.AbstractCachingProcessingPipeline.setupPipeline(AbstractCachingProcessingPipeline.java:720)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.preparePipeline(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:500)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.prepareInternal(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:514)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.source.impl.SitemapSource.init(SitemapSource.java:341)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.source.impl.SitemapSource.<init>(SitemapSource.java:213)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.source.impl.SitemapSourceFactory.getSource(SitemapSourceFactory.java:64)
	at org.apache.excalibur.source.impl.SourceResolverImpl.resolveURI(SourceResolverImpl.java:208)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.CocoonComponentManager.resolveURI(CocoonComponentManager.java:541)
	at org.apache.cocoon.environment.AbstractEnvironment.resolveURI(AbstractEnvironment.java:552)
	at org.apache.cocoon.environment.AbstractEnvironment.resolveURI(AbstractEnvironment.java:539)
	at org.apache.cocoon.generation.FileGenerator.setup(FileGenerator.java:78)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.setupPipeline(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:384)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.impl.AbstractCachingProcessingPipeline.setupPipeline(AbstractCachingProcessingPipeline.java:720)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.preparePipeline(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:500)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.process(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:452)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.SerializeNode.invoke(SerializeNode.java:120)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:46)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PreparableMatchNode.invoke(PreparableMatchNode.java:130)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelineNode.invoke(PipelineNode.java:142)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelinesNode.invoke(PipelinesNode.java:92)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:234)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:176)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.TreeProcessor.process(TreeProcessor.java:252)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MountNode.invoke(MountNode.java:117)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:46)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MatchNode.invoke(MatchNode.java:107)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelineNode.invoke(PipelineNode.java:142)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelinesNode.invoke(PipelinesNode.java:92)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:234)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:176)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.TreeProcessor.process(TreeProcessor.java:252)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MountNode.invoke(MountNode.java:117)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelineNode.invoke(PipelineNode.java:142)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelinesNode.invoke(PipelinesNode.java:92)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:234)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:176)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.TreeProcessor.process(TreeProcessor.java:252)
	at org.apache.cocoon.Cocoon.process(Cocoon.java:686)
	at org.apache.cocoon.servlet.CocoonServlet.service(CocoonServlet.java:1153)
	at org.dspace.app.xmlui.cocoon.DSpaceCocoonServlet.service(DSpaceCocoonServlet.java:215)
	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 org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:213)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:178)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:126)
	at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:105)
	at org.apache.catalina.valves.AccessLogValve.invoke(AccessLogValve.java:541)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:107)
	at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:148)
	at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:869)
	at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11BaseProtocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.processConnection(Http11BaseProtocol.java:664)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.PoolTcpEndpoint.processSocket(PoolTcpEndpoint.java:527)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.LeaderFollowerWorkerThread.runIt(LeaderFollowerWorkerThread.java:80)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPool$ControlRunnable.run(ThreadPool.java:684)
	at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595)

Java full stacktrace [hide]

org.apache.cocoon.ProcessingException: Failed to process pipeline
	at <map:serialize type="xml"> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/aspects/aspects.xmap:115:34
	at <map:transform type="PageNotFound"> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/aspects/aspects.xmap:114:43
	at <map:generate> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/aspects/aspects.xmap:113:22
	at <map:serialize type="xhtml"> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap:184:34
	at <map:transform type="NamespaceFilter"> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap:181:84
	at <map:transform type="NamespaceFilter"> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap:180:78
	at <map:transform type="i18n"> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap:174:33
	at <map:transform> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap:170:44
	at <map:transform type="IncludePageMeta"> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap:155:45
	at <map:generate type="file"> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/Reference/sitemap.xmap:131:55
	at <map:mount> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/themes/themes.xmap:63:45
	at <map:mount> - file:/applis/irevues/home/dspace-1.4.2/tomcat/webapps/xmlui/sitemap.xmap:325:73
	at org.apache.cocoon.ProcessingException.throwLocated(ProcessingException.java:144)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.handleException(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:951)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.setupPipeline(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:413)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.impl.AbstractCachingProcessingPipeline.setupPipeline(AbstractCachingProcessingPipeline.java:720)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.preparePipeline(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:500)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.prepareInternal(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:514)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.source.impl.SitemapSource.init(SitemapSource.java:341)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.source.impl.SitemapSource.<init>(SitemapSource.java:213)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.source.impl.SitemapSourceFactory.getSource(SitemapSourceFactory.java:64)
	at org.apache.excalibur.source.impl.SourceResolverImpl.resolveURI(SourceResolverImpl.java:208)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.CocoonComponentManager.resolveURI(CocoonComponentManager.java:541)
	at org.apache.cocoon.environment.AbstractEnvironment.resolveURI(AbstractEnvironment.java:552)
	at org.apache.cocoon.environment.AbstractEnvironment.resolveURI(AbstractEnvironment.java:539)
	at org.apache.cocoon.generation.FileGenerator.setup(FileGenerator.java:78)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.setupPipeline(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:384)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.impl.AbstractCachingProcessingPipeline.setupPipeline(AbstractCachingProcessingPipeline.java:720)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.preparePipeline(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:500)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.process(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:452)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.SerializeNode.invoke(SerializeNode.java:120)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:46)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PreparableMatchNode.invoke(PreparableMatchNode.java:130)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelineNode.invoke(PipelineNode.java:142)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelinesNode.invoke(PipelinesNode.java:92)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:234)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:176)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.TreeProcessor.process(TreeProcessor.java:252)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MountNode.invoke(MountNode.java:117)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:46)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MatchNode.invoke(MatchNode.java:107)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelineNode.invoke(PipelineNode.java:142)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelinesNode.invoke(PipelinesNode.java:92)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:234)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:176)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.TreeProcessor.process(TreeProcessor.java:252)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MountNode.invoke(MountNode.java:117)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelineNode.invoke(PipelineNode.java:142)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:68)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelinesNode.invoke(PipelinesNode.java:92)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:234)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:176)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.TreeProcessor.process(TreeProcessor.java:252)
	at org.apache.cocoon.Cocoon.process(Cocoon.java:686)
	at org.apache.cocoon.servlet.CocoonServlet.service(CocoonServlet.java:1153)
	at org.dspace.app.xmlui.cocoon.DSpaceCocoonServlet.service(DSpaceCocoonServlet.java:215)
	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 org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:213)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:178)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:126)
	at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:105)
	at org.apache.catalina.valves.AccessLogValve.invoke(AccessLogValve.java:541)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:107)
	at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:148)
	at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:869)
	at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11BaseProtocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.processConnection(Http11BaseProtocol.java:664)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.PoolTcpEndpoint.processSocket(PoolTcpEndpoint.java:527)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.LeaderFollowerWorkerThread.runIt(LeaderFollowerWorkerThread.java:80)
	at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPool$ControlRunnable.run(ThreadPool.java:684)
	at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595)
Caused by: java.sql.SQLException: java.lang.NullPointerException
	at org.dspace.app.xmlui.cocoon.AbstractDSpaceTransformer.handleException(AbstractDSpaceTransformer.java:140)
	at org.dspace.app.xmlui.cocoon.AbstractDSpaceTransformer.setup(AbstractDSpaceTransformer.java:124)
	at org.apache.cocoon.components.pipeline.AbstractProcessingPipeline.setupPipeline(AbstractProcessingPipeline.java:397)
	... 62 more
Caused by: java.sql.SQLException: java.lang.NullPointerException
	at org.dspace.storage.rdbms.DatabaseManager.initialize(DatabaseManager.java:1555)
	at org.dspace.storage.rdbms.DatabaseManager.getConnection(DatabaseManager.java:512)
	at org.dspace.core.Context.<init>(Context.java:117)
	at org.dspace.app.xmlui.utils.ContextUtil.obtainContext(ContextUtil.java:88)
	at org.dspace.app.xmlui.cocoon.AbstractDSpaceTransformer.setup(AbstractDSpaceTransformer.java:111)
	... 63 more
Does anybody can help me ?
Thanks. Vincent Bailly