Publish fails with NullPointerException at com.openmarket.gator.common.AttributeIndex.<init> (Doc ID 1444122.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 6.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Why do I see the following NullPointerExceptions on the target after publishing? For example:
java.lang.NullPointerException
    at com.openmarket.gator.common.AttributeIndex.<init>(AttributeIndex.java:410)
    at com.openmarket.gator.common.BaseFlexManager.setupReferences(BaseFlexManager.java:95)
    at com.openmarket.gator.flexgroups.FlexGroupManager.setupReferences(FlexGroupManager.java:82)
    at com.openmarket.assetframework.assettypemanager.AssetTypeManager.locateAssetManager(AssetTypeManager.java:78)
    at com.openmarket.gator.assetset.AssetTypeTable.logDependencies(AssetTypeTable.java:1043)
    at com.openmarket.gator.assetset.AssetSet.logParentDependencies(AssetSet.java:824)
    at com.openmarket.gator.assetset.AssetSet.getAttributeValues(AssetSet.java:716)

Cause

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