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  1. Kafka
  2. KAFKA-2105

NullPointerException in client on MetadataRequest

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 0.8.2.1
    • Fix Version/s: 0.11.0.1, 1.0.0
    • Component/s: clients
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      Description

      With the new producer, if you accidentally pass null to KafkaProducer.partitionsFor(null), it will cause the IO thread to throw NPE.

      Uncaught error in kafka producer I/O thread:
      java.lang.NullPointerException
      at org.apache.kafka.common.utils.Utils.utf8Length(Utils.java:174)
      at org.apache.kafka.common.protocol.types.Type$5.sizeOf(Type.java:176)
      at org.apache.kafka.common.protocol.types.ArrayOf.sizeOf(ArrayOf.java:55)
      at org.apache.kafka.common.protocol.types.Schema.sizeOf(Schema.java:81)
      at org.apache.kafka.common.protocol.types.Struct.sizeOf(Struct.java:218)
      at org.apache.kafka.common.requests.RequestSend.serialize(RequestSend.java:35)
      at org.apache.kafka.common.requests.RequestSend.<init>(RequestSend.java:29)
      at org.apache.kafka.clients.NetworkClient.metadataRequest(NetworkClient.java:369)
      at org.apache.kafka.clients.NetworkClient.maybeUpdateMetadata(NetworkClient.java:391)
      at org.apache.kafka.clients.NetworkClient.poll(NetworkClient.java:188)
      at org.apache.kafka.clients.producer.internals.Sender.run(Sender.java:191)
      at org.apache.kafka.clients.producer.internals.Sender.run(Sender.java:122)
      at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745)

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              • Assignee:
                omkreddy Manikumar
                Reporter:
                theduderog Roger Hoover
                Reviewer:
                Gwen Shapira
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