Installing DevTest on UNIX: java.lang.NullPointerException

Document ID : KB000008818
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

Doing an install of DevTest 10.1.0 on Linux and getting this error when it gets to the point of extracting the Mobile Utilities:

 

Create desktop icons?

Yes [y, Enter], No [n]

n

Installing files

Extracting files ...

 

Extracting Mobile Utilities

                                                                           In action "Registry *_cai.ddl files for uninstallation. [Run script]" (screen "Installation"), property "Script":

java.lang.NullPointerException

        at com.install4j.script.I4jScript_Internal_905.eval(I4jScript_Internal_905.java:6)

        at com.install4j.script.I4jScript_Internal_905.evaluate(I4jScript_Internal_905.java:*33)

        at com.install4j.runtime.installer.helper.Script.evaluate(Unknown Source)

        at com.install4j.runtime.installer.ContextImpl.runScript(Unknown Source)

        at com.install4j.runtime.installer.ContextImpl.runScript(Unknown Source)

Environment:
Linux
Cause:

The devtestlic.xml file had expired.

Resolution:

Having a valid devtestlic.xml resolved the issue.