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How to fix NullPointerException RoboVmRunProfileState.startProcess error of RoboVM iOS not starting

Posted on: June 10th, 2018 by Olu No Comments

Hi folks,

Here I describe quickly how to fix a problem of RoboVM iOS not running on Android Studio. The error in question is one of the form:

Couldn't start application
java.lang.NullPointerException
 at org.robovm.idea.running.RoboVmRunProfileState.executeRun(RoboVmRunProfileState.java:57)
 at org.robovm.idea.running.RoboVmRunProfileState.startProcess(RoboVmRunProfileState.java:126)
...

 

According to a RoboVM issue page, the problem seems to be due to some FacetManager component markup present in ios.iml. The markup looks like:

 

<component name="FacetManager">
    <facet type="android-gradle" name="Android-Gradle">
      <configuration>
        <option name="GRADLE_PROJECT_PATH" value=":ios" />
      </configuration>
    </facet>
    <facet type="java-gradle" name="Java-Gradle">
      <configuration>
        <option name="BUILD_FOLDER_PATH" value="$MODULE_DIR$/build" />
        <option name="BUILDABLE" value="true" />
      </configuration>
    </facet>
  </component>

 

Removing the markup solves the problem.

Till next time.

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