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NullPointer Exeption when trying to re-run recorded test case

SA-24786

Summary



An exception occurs when a saved test case is re-run. The status appears as "Fail." 

Error Messages



Error in tracer : ** Java Exception : java.lang.NullPointerException

Error in status summary screen :

Status - fail
Message - There has been an issue please consult system administrator

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Record a new test case in an activity.
  2. Save the test case.
  3. Re-run the recorded test case.

Root Cause



The issue occurred because there was no null check in .clipboard.compare.DifferenceEngineTest.

Resolution



Apply HFix- 27972.
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Published June 30, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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