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  1. Maven Changes Plugin
  2. MCHANGES-219

Not specifying a date for a release causes "null" to be displayed in changes report

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.3
    • Fix Version/s: 2.4
    • Component/s: changes.xml
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:
      Windows XP
      Sun JDK 1.6.0_18

      Description

      If the date is not specified for a release, "null" is displayed in the header of that release. For example, the header text for release 1.0.0 is "Release 1.0.0 - null".
      Note that the date is correctly left empty in the release table.

      My suggestion is that if no date is specified, the header text should just be "Release x.x.x". No dash and obviously no "null" text.

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        afloom Anders Hammar added a comment -

        The method that needs to be updated is ChangesReportGenerator.constructReleases(). I believe that release.getDateRelease() returns null which is converted to the "null" text string.
        An simple fix would be to check if it returns null.

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        afloom Anders Hammar added a comment - The method that needs to be updated is ChangesReportGenerator.constructReleases(). I believe that release.getDateRelease() returns null which is converted to the "null" text string. An simple fix would be to check if it returns null.
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        ltheussl Lukas Theussl added a comment -

        Fixed in r1055577

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        ltheussl Lukas Theussl added a comment - Fixed in r1055577

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          • Assignee:
            ltheussl Lukas Theussl
            Reporter:
            afloom Anders Hammar
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