SQL Developer Parsing Error ...\SQL Developer\system1.5.5.59.69\o.jdeveloper.subversion.11.1.1.0.22.49.48\preferences.xml (Doc ID 1214263.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 2.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When opening SQL Developer you receive an error:

Error
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Error parsing XML -- C:\Documents and Settings\cathystahl\Application Data\SQL Developer\system1.5.5.59.69\o.jdeveloper.subversion.11.1.1.0.22.49.48\preferences.xml

Java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.jdevimpl.vcs.svn.SVNProfile.canActivate(SVNProfile.java:162)
at oracle.jdevimpl.vcs.generic.GenericClient.fireCanActivate(GenericClient.java:1602)
at oracle.jdevimpl.vcs.generic.GenericClient.canActivate(GenericClient.java:231)
at oracle.jdevimpl.vcs.VCSManagerImpl$6.addinsLoaded(VCSManagerImpl.java:377)
at oracle.ide.IdeCore.fireIdeEvent(IdeCore.java:872)
at oracle.ide.IdeCore.access$100(IdeCore.java:137)
at oracle.ide.IdeCore$3.run(IdeCore.java:844)
at java.awt.event.InvocationEvent.dispatch(InvocationEvent.java:209)
at java.awt.EventQueue.dispatchEvent(EventQueue.java:597)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpOneEventForFilters(EventDispatchThread.java:269)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForFilter(EventDispatchThread.java:184)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForHierarchy(EventDispatchThread.java:174)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(EventDispatchThread.java:169)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(EventDispatchThread.java:161)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.run(EventDispatchThread.java:122)

==>> Clicking on OK, SQL Developer results in expected behavior.

Cause

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