How to avoid exception in clone plus input form at field "Epic Link"

Hi,

we use Clone-Plus 3.0 on Jira 6.2.7 with Jira-Agile 6.4.

If we try to clone a story the following exception accured at the Agile Custom Field "Epic Link":

An error occurred whilst rendering this message.
Please contact the administrators, and inform them of this bug. Details: ------- org.apache.velocity.exception.MethodInvocationException: Invocation of method 'getValueFromIssue' in class com.atlassian.greenhopper.customfield.epiclink.EpicLinkCFType threw exception com.atlassian.cache.CacheException: java.lang.NullPointerException at com.pyxis.greenhopper.jira:gh-epic-link/templates/greenhopper/jira/customfield/epiclink/edit-epiclink.vm[line 35, column 57] at org.apache.velocity.runtime.parser.node.ASTMethod.handleInvocationException(ASTMethod.java:337) at org.apache.velocity.runtime.parser.node.ASTMethod.execute(ASTMethod.java:284) at org.apache.velocity.runtime.parser.node.ASTReference.execute(ASTReference.java:262) at org.apache.velocity.runtime.parser.node.ASTReference.value(ASTReference.java:507) at org.apache.velocity.runtime.parser.node.ASTMethod.execute(ASTMethod.java:155) at org.apache.velocity.runtime.parser.node.ASTReference.execute(ASTReference.java:262) at org.apache.velocity.runtime.parser.node.ASTReference.render(ASTReference.java:342) at org.apache.velocity.runtime.parser.node.ASTBlock.render(ASTBlock.java:72) at org.apache.velocity.runtime.parser.node.ASTIfStatement.render(ASTIfStatement.java:87) at org.apache.velocity.runtime.parser.node.SimpleNode.render(SimpleNode.java:336) at org.apache.velocity.Template.merge(Template.java:328) at org.apache.velocity.Template.merge(Template.java:235) at org.apache.velocity.app.VelocityEngine.mergeTemplate(VelocityEngine.java:381) at com.atlassian.velocity.DefaultVelocityManager.writeEncodedBodyImpl(DefaultVelocityManager.java:117) at com.atlassian.velocity.DefaultVelocityManager.writeEncodedBody(DefaultVelocityManager.java:97) at com.atlassian.jira.template.velocity.DefaultVelocityTemplatingEngine$DefaultRenderRequest.toWriterImpl(DefaultVelocityTemplatingEngine.java:146) at com.atlassian.jira.template.velocity.DefaultVelocityTemplatingEngine$DefaultRenderRequest.asHtml(DefaultVelocityTemplatingEngine.java:134) at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.AbstractJiraModuleDescriptor.writeHtml(AbstractJiraModuleDescriptor.java:133) at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.AbstractJiraModuleDescriptor.getHtml(AbstractJiraModuleDescriptor.java:109) at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.customfield.CustomFieldTypeModuleDescriptorImpl.getHtml(CustomFieldTypeModuleDescriptorImpl.java:309) at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.customfield.CustomFieldTypeModuleDescriptorImpl.getEditHtml(CustomFieldTypeModuleDescriptorImpl.java:187) at com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomFieldImpl.getEditHtml(CustomFieldImpl.java:1063) at com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomFieldImpl.getCreateHtml(CustomFieldImpl.java:1047) at com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.screen.AbstractFieldScreenLayoutItem.getCreateHtml(AbstractFieldScreenLayoutItem.java:90) at com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.screen.FieldScreenRenderLayoutItemImpl.getCreateHtml(FieldScreenRenderLayoutItemImpl.java:50) at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor1000.invoke(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source) at webwork.util.InjectionUtils$DefaultInjectionImpl.invoke(InjectionUtils.java:70) at webwork.util.InjectionUtils.invoke(InjectionUtils.java:56) at webwork.util.ValueStack.findValue(ValueStack.java:517) at webwork.util.ValueStack.findValue(ValueStack.java:216) at webwork.view.taglib.WebWorkBodyTagSupport.findValue(WebWorkBodyTagSupport.java:62) at webwork.view.taglib.BasicPropertyTag.doStartTag(BasicPropertyTag.java:54) at org.apache.jsp.template.standard.issuefields_jsp._jspx_meth_ww_005fproperty_005f3(issuefields_jsp.java:582) at org.apache.jsp.template.standard.issuefields_jsp._jspx_meth_ww_005fif_005f6(issuefields_jsp.java:553) at org.apache.jsp.template.standard.issuefields_jsp._jspx_meth_ww_005fif_005f5(

Is this a misconfiguration or a little Bug in Clone-Plus?

Regards
Uli

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With Clone Plus Version 4 the Epic-Link field isn't handled. So the exeption doesn't appear

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