#81 StatCVS crash on startup


Current CVS-head version of StatCVS crashes on startup, it can't create the static "NO_BUG_TRACKER" instance:

[java] StatCVS - CVS statistics generation

[java] Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
[java] at net.sf.statcvs.output.ConfigurationOptions.<clinit>(ConfigurationOptions.java:76)
[java] at net.sf.statcvs.output.CommandLineParser.parseSwitch(CommandLineParser.java:90)
[java] at net.sf.statcvs.output.CommandLineParser.parse(CommandLineParser.java:64)
[java] at net.sf.statcvs.Main.main(Main.java:74)
[java] Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
[java] at net.sf.statcvs.weblinks.bugs.BugTracker.<init>(BugTracker.java:44)
[java] at net.sf.statcvs.weblinks.bugs.BugTracker$1.<init>(BugTracker.java:31)
[java] at net.sf.statcvs.weblinks.bugs.BugTracker.<clinit>(BugTracker.java:24)
[java] ... 4 more
[java] Java Result: 1

Here's a proposed patch (diff -u):

Index: BugTracker.java

RCS file: /cvsroot/statcvs/statcvs/src/net/sf/statcvs/weblinks/bugs/BugTracker.java,v
retrieving revision 1.2
diff -u -r1.2 BugTracker.java
--- BugTracker.java 12 Jan 2007 16:57:53 -0000 1.2
+++ BugTracker.java 15 Feb 2007 15:32:36 -0000
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@
* A null object that can be used in place of a real bug tracker.
- public static final BugTracker NO_BUG_TRACKER = new BugTracker(null) {
+ public static final BugTracker NO_BUG_TRACKER = new BugTracker("") {
public String bugURL(String bugNumber) {
return null;


  • Jean-Philippe Daigle

    • priority: 5 --> 8
  • Richard Cyganiak

    • assigned_to: nobody --> cyganiak
    • status: open --> pending-fixed
  • Richard Cyganiak

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    Fixed. Thanks for the report, JP!

  • SourceForge Robot

    • status: pending-fixed --> closed-fixed
  • SourceForge Robot

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    This Tracker item was closed automatically by the system. It was
    previously set to a Pending status, and the original submitter
    did not respond within 30 days (the time period specified by
    the administrator of this Tracker).


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