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Build fails with "Error getting file item info " error


Karthik Krishnan (8594101152) | asked Sep 04 '17, 12:15 p.m.

We use Jazz Build engine for our builds. 


Off late we are having strange errors:

 com.ibm.team.filesystem.client.FileSystemException: Error getting file item info for _vpPRgGemEeegWK0ZdJtw0g at \<component>\<folder> in component _XxwHsWeVEeevppoEgCGCGg of context _7TNOsb5yEeWLGKVhozpOJg
at com.ibm.team.filesystem.client.internal.core.SharingMetadata2.accept(SharingMetadata2.java:2266)
at com.ibm.team.filesystem.client.internal.copyfileareas.CopyFileAreaStore.assignNewUUIDsToRemoteSharesWithNoLocal(CopyFileAreaStore.java:1915)
at com.ibm.team.filesystem.client.internal.copyfileareas.CopyFileAreaStore.moveShareRootToWC(CopyFileAreaStore.java:1681)
at com.ibm.team.filesystem.client.internal.copyfileareas.CopyFileAreaStore.setSharingInfo(CopyFileAreaStore.java:1591)
at com.ibm.team.filesystem.client.internal.copyfileareas.CopyFileArea.share(CopyFileArea.java:347)
at com.ibm.team.filesystem.client.internal.SharingManager.share(SharingManager.java:542)
at com.ibm.team.filesystem.client.internal.load.MergeLoadMutator.load(MergeLoadMutator.java:971)

The above error comes only only for the builds marked which has the value "Delete before loading" unchecked. Same build works fine when the flag is checked. 
How can I find the root cause for this? I have no info apart from this. 

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Don Yang (7.6k2195131) | answered Sep 05 '17, 1:42 a.m.

It is very likely you are hitting the below defect:

https://jazz.net/jazz/web/projects/Rational%20Team%20Concert#action=com.ibm.team.workitem.viewWorkItem&id=423578

The symptom you are seeing appears to be occurred in subsequent builds of java.lang.NullPointerException

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Karthik Krishnan commented Sep 05 '17, 3:12 a.m.

 thanks for the pointer. Do you know if there are any workaround for this (apart from making this a cont. build always). 


Don Yang commented Sep 05 '17, 4:15 a.m.

The fix for the defect is in 604 buildsystem Toolkit. For other versions, you may need to contact support if there is any existing fix.
I only know clear sandbox may help.


Karthik Krishnan commented Sep 05 '17, 7:02 a.m.

 Then will contact Support. Thank you.

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