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  1. Jenkins
  2. JENKINS-25758

NPE when triggering downstream job (again)

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Component/s: core
    • Environment:
      Jenkins 1.590
      Fedora release 20 (Heisenbug) x86_64
      OpenJDK Runtime Environment 1.7.0_71-mockbuild_2014_10_15_17_02-b00
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      Description

      We've some jobs which check for repo changes only without any build step. They are used to trigger some downstream jobs.

      But instead of triggering the jobs they fire this NPE:

      First time build. Skipping changelog.
      Warning: you have no plugins providing access control for builds, so falling back to legacy behavior of permitting any downstream builds to be triggered
      FATAL: null
      java.lang.NullPointerException
      	at hudson.model.Result.isBetterOrEqualTo(Result.java:125)
      	at jenkins.triggers.ReverseBuildTrigger.shouldTrigger(ReverseBuildTrigger.java:133)
      	at jenkins.triggers.ReverseBuildTrigger.access$000(ReverseBuildTrigger.java:83)
      	at jenkins.triggers.ReverseBuildTrigger$1.shouldTriggerBuild(ReverseBuildTrigger.java:140)
      	at hudson.tasks.BuildTrigger.execute(BuildTrigger.java:243)
      	at hudson.model.AbstractBuild$AbstractBuildExecution.cleanUp(AbstractBuild.java:699)
      	at hudson.model.Build$BuildExecution.cleanUp(Build.java:194)
      	at hudson.model.Run.execute(Run.java:1805)
      	at hudson.model.FreeStyleBuild.run(FreeStyleBuild.java:43)
      	at hudson.model.ResourceController.execute(ResourceController.java:89)
      	at hudson.model.Executor.run(Executor.java:240)
      

      There are a lot of JENKINS-Issues related to similar problems. But all of them are resolved fixed, cannot reproduce, or duplicated. So this seems to be a new problem.

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            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment -

            This looks a lot like JENKINS-23191. Make sure the downstream project (the one with the trigger defined) has one of the result options selected.

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            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment - This looks a lot like JENKINS-23191 . Make sure the downstream project (the one with the trigger defined) has one of the result options selected.
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            sledz Steffen Sledz added a comment -

            You're right. After resetting the result options for all downstream projects everything works well.

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            sledz Steffen Sledz added a comment - You're right. After resetting the result options for all downstream projects everything works well.

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                Reporter:
                sledz Steffen Sledz
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