Create Issue error : null

When I trying to create a subtask issue automatically on creating issue.

I am getting this error.

The Issue is created but subtask issue is not created.

The code is as follow:

protected void createSubTask(Map<String, Object> transientVariables, Map<String, String> args)


Issue originalIssue = (Issue)transientVariables.get("issue");

Issue parentIssue = originalIssue;

MutableIssue issueObject =this.issueFactory.getIssue();



Map params =new HashMap();

params.put("issue", issueObject);



User user = ComponentManager.getInstance().getJiraAuthenticationContext().getLoggedInUser();

Issue subTask =this.issueManager.createIssueObject(user, params);

this.subTaskManager.createSubTaskIssueLink(parentIssue, subTask, user);




catch(Exception e)


log.error("Unexpected exception", e);




2 answers

1 accepted

Thanks for your time Nic and AUser

I am cleared with the error.

The error was due to following statement


It is returning null and abnormally terminating the execution.

0 vote

You don't say what error you are getting.


Yes, that's about as useful an answer as me building a tree for my imaginary penguin.

Where does the error occur and what debugging have you done and what were the results?

I havent done anything, bcause I am not the the user who posted that question!

There is a missing "?" behind my comment, because i wantet to know if this is the exception or one of his data is null.

That'y your point of view! I also could have asked him in which line the error occures. And this doesn't gets us anywhere, too.

Bharadwaj - excellent, thank you for

AUser - it's great to want to contribute, but being completely unclear really doesn't help. Even with a ? on the end, you're simply prompting the response of "yes", which gets us nowhere.

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