Failed adding mail for notification recipient

2015-02-04 10:03:21,640 Sending mailitem com.atlassian.jira.mail.IssueMailQueueItem@308608a0[issue=com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueImpl@38cdf5eb[id=165417,summary=Apply test patch tonight,key=SEC-54890,created=2015-01-29 13:16:21.0,updated=2015-02-04 08:31:53.0,assignee=RWagh:10000,reporter=paraturesync:1],remoteUser=RWagh:10000,notificationType=All_Watchers,eventTypeId=6,templateId=6] ERROR ServiceRunner Mail Queue Service [atlassian.jira.mail.MailingListCompiler] Failed adding mail for notification recipient: [email=lmorrell@saba.com, user=lmorrell:10000]
java.lang.NullPointerException
at org.apache.commons.io.FileUtils.openInputStream(FileUtils.java:129)
at com.atlassian.jira.avatar.AvatarManagerImpl.getOrGenerateLargerAvatarFile(AvatarManagerImpl.java:345)
at com.atlassian.jira.avatar.AvatarManagerImpl.getOrGenerateAvatarFile(AvatarManagerImpl.java:308)
at com.atlassian.jira.avatar.AvatarManagerImpl.processAvatarData(AvatarManagerImpl.java:288)
at com.atlassian.jira.avatar.AvatarManagerImpl.readAvatarData(AvatarManagerImpl.java:368)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.util.MailAttachmentsManagerImpl$AvatarAttachment.buildBodyPart(MailAttachmentsManagerImpl.java:279)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.util.MailAttachmentsManagerImpl$1.apply(MailAttachmentsManagerImpl.java:160)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.util.MailAttachmentsManagerImpl$1.apply(MailAttachmentsManagerImpl.java:156)
at com.google.common.collect.Iterators$8.next(Iterators.java:782)
at com.google.common.collect.Iterators$7.computeNext(Iterators.java:644)
at com.google.common.collect.AbstractIterator.tryToComputeNext(AbstractIterator.java:141)
at com.google.common.collect.AbstractIterator.hasNext(AbstractIterator.java:136)
at com.google.common.collect.Iterators$5.hasNext(Iterators.java:539)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.builder.EmailRenderer.buildMailWithAttachments(EmailRenderer.java:150)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.builder.EmailRenderer.renderEmailBody(EmailRenderer.java:122)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.builder.EmailRenderer.render(EmailRenderer.java:165)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.builder.EmailBuilder.renderNow(EmailBuilder.java:162)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.builder.EmailBuilder.renderNowAsQueueItem(EmailBuilder.java:152)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.MailingListCompiler$1.processRecipient(MailingListCompiler.java:306)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.NotificationRecipientProcessor.process(NotificationRecipientProcessor.java:39)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.MailingListCompiler.addMailsToQueue(MailingListCompiler.java:331)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.MailingListCompiler.access$200(MailingListCompiler.java:46)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.MailingListCompiler$NotificationCompiler.addEmailsToQueue(MailingListCompiler.java:454)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.MailingListCompiler$NotificationCompiler.sendLists(MailingListCompiler.java:424)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.MailingListCompiler$NotificationCompiler.sendForEvent(MailingListCompiler.java:377)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.MailingListCompiler.sendLists(MailingListCompiler.java:139)
at com.atlassian.jira.mail.IssueMailQueueItem.send(IssueMailQueueItem.java:149)
at com.atlassian.mail.queue.MailQueueImpl.sendBuffer(MailQueueImpl.java:66)
at com.atlassian.jira.service.services.mail.MailQueueService.run(MailQueueService.java:28)
at com.atlassian.jira.service.JiraServiceContainerImpl.run(JiraServiceContainerImpl.java:61)
at com.atlassian.jira.service.ServiceRunner.execute(ServiceRunner.java:48)
at org.quartz.core.JobRunShell.run(JobRunShell.java:195)
at org.quartz.simpl.SimpleThreadPool$WorkerThread.run(SimpleThreadPool.java:520)

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Looks like this bug was fixed in JIRA 6.2 https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-36443 :

This seems to be occurring because the e-mail being generated wants to attach an avatar but is not able because it does not exist on disk.

You can try to put avatar to the disk or just to change it.

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