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Type: Bug Bug
Status: Closed Closed
Resolution: Fixed
Priority: Minor Minor
Assignee: Andy Jefferson
Reporter: Danny van Leiden
Votes: 0
Watchers: 0

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DataNucleus Types : JodaTime

NPE in JodaDateTimeLiteral constructor if parameter 'value' is null.

Created: 15/Jun/12 10:25 AM   Updated: 06/Jul/12 09:39 AM   Resolved: 18/Jun/12 11:25 AM
Component/s: None
Affects Version/s: 3.0.1, 3.1.0.m1, 3.1.0.m2
Fix Version/s: 3.1.0.m3

File Attachments: 1. Text File (0.7 kB)
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Environment: OSGi (Equinox)

Datastore: PostgreSQL
Severity: Production

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Although several null checks are performed on parameter 'value', date.setTime(((DateTime)value).getMillis()); will still be called if the DateTime is mapped as temporal, resulting in a NullPointerException.

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Danny van Leiden added a comment - 15/Jun/12 10:26 AM
Attached patch to check for null value.

Andy Jefferson added a comment - 15/Jun/12 12:08 PM
Thanks for the patch. Please provide a test that demonstrates this, by reference to the existing tests for JodaTime at

(the samples are referenced from there). That way we safeguard future versions.

Danny van Leiden added a comment - 18/Jun/12 10:53 AM
I see you fixed this issue for all JodaTime types in trunk, thanks.
I attached a patch to the JodaTimeTest that tests storing null in all types, like the test you already added for Interval.

Andy Jefferson added a comment - 18/Jun/12 11:25 AM
Tests in SVN trunk, thx