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Item #6 - Null pointer exception when creating new target. [Closed - Resolved]

I can open Areca, but after installing the VSS plugin, I get a Null pointer exception when trying to create a new target. This exception stops me from creating new targets as the dialog never appears. Before installing VSS plugin, I could create new targets.

The log file output (stackdump) is not very helpful, but I've included it below. I am pretty savvy so if there is some debug info you want, let me know.

My system info:
Windows 7x64 SP1
Areca VSS Version 1.1
Areca Backup Version 7.2.14 - October 23, 2012
c:\>java -showversion
java version "1.6.0_14"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_14-b08)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 14.0-b16, mixed mode)

12-10-30 11:08 - ERROR - java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.arecavss.plugin.ArecaVSSConfigurationHelper.initComposite(ArecaVSSConfigurationHelper.java:37)
at com.application.areca.launcher.gui.TargetEditionWindow.addPlugin(TargetEditionWindow.java:509)
at com.application.areca.launcher.gui.TargetEditionWindow.createContents(TargetEditionWindow.java:257)
at org.eclipse.jface.window.Window.create(Window.java:426)
at org.eclipse.jface.window.Window.open(Window.java:785)
at com.application.areca.launcher.gui.Application.showDialog(Application.java:1452)
at com.application.areca.launcher.gui.Application.showDialog(Application.java:1459)
at com.application.areca.launcher.gui.Application.showEditTarget(Application.java:712)
at com.application.areca.launcher.gui.Application.processCommand(Application.java:385)
at com.application.areca.launcher.gui.menus.AppAction.widgetSelected(AppAction.java:210)
at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.TypedListener.handleEvent(Unknown Source)
at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.EventTable.sendEvent(Unknown Source)
at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Widget.sendEvent(Unknown Source)
at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Display.runDeferredEvents(Unknown Source)
at org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Display.readAndDispatch(Unknown Source)
at org.eclipse.jface.window.Window.runEventLoop(Window.java:820)
at org.eclipse.jface.window.Window.open(Window.java:796)
at com.application.areca.launcher.gui.MainWindow.show(MainWindow.java:303)
at com.application.areca.launcher.gui.Application.show(Application.java:201)
at com.application.areca.launcher.gui.Launcher.launchImpl(Launcher.java:142)
at com.myJava.system.AbstractLauncher.launch(AbstractLauncher.java:47)
at com.application.areca.launcher.gui.Launcher.main(Launcher.java:48)
User #20 - 2012-10-30 17:16

Comments :
Hi

The bug has just been fixed in ArecaVSS v1.2

Best regards

ArecaVSS
ArecaVSS staff - 2012-10-30 20:54
- closed -
ArecaVSS staff - 2012-10-30 21:08
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