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  1. Lucene - Core
  2. LUCENE-449

NullPointerException when temporary directory not readable

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 1.9
    • Component/s: None
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:

      Lucene 1.4.3 and SVN head (2005-10-10)

      Description

      We have customers reporting errors such as:

      Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
      at org.apache.lucene.store.FSDirectory.create(FSDirectory.java:200)
      at org.apache.lucene.store.FSDirectory.getDirectory(FSDirectory.java:144)
      at org.apache.lucene.store.FSDirectory.getDirectory(FSDirectory.java:117)
      at org.apache.lucene.index.IndexWriter.<init>(IndexWriter.java:205)
      at com.atlassian.jira.util.LuceneUtils.getIndexWriter(LuceneUtils.java:46)
      at com.atlassian.jira.issue.index.DefaultIndexManager.getIndexWriter(DefaultIndexManager.java:568)
      at com.atlassian.jira.issue.index.DefaultIndexManager.indexIssuesAndComments(DefaultIndexManager.java:287)
      ... 59 more

      This occurs when the lock directory is unreadable (eg. because Tomcat sets java.io.tmpdir to temp/ and the permissions here are broken). Attached is

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              Reporter:
              jefft Jeff Turner
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