SVN ERROR WHEN TRYING TO LOCK TABLE COLUMN (Doc ID 1401059.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler - Version: All and later   [Release: and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1. Open versioned Design
2. Select a table column in the browser and choose from the Versioning menu -> Lock
3. Now you will get the following error:
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at java.io.File.<init>(File.java:222)
    at oracle.dbtools.crest.fcp.DisplayableLocatableNode.<init>(Unknown Source)
    at oracle.dbtools.crest.fcp.vcs.VCSClientHelper.getSelection(Unknown Source)
    at oracle.dbtools.crest.fcp.vcs.VCSClientHelper.createCommandState(Unknown Source)
    at oracle.dbtools.crest.fcp.vcs.svn.commands.SVNLockCommand.doitImpl(Unknown Source)
    at oracle.jdeveloper.vcs.spi.VCSCommand.doit3(VCSCommand.java:588)
    at oracle.jdeveloper.vcs.spi.VCSCommand.doit(VCSCommand.java:136)
    at oracle.ide.controller.CommandProcessor.invoke(CommandProcessor.java:317)
    at oracle.jdeveloper.vcs.spi.VCSController.invokeCommand(VCSController.java:201)
    at oracle.jdeveloper.vcs.spi.VCSController.handleEventImpl(VCSController.java:156)
    at oracle.jdeveloper.vcs.spi.VCSController$1.run(VCSController.java:84)
    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)

Cause

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