ERROR - Exception "null" (java.lang.NumberFormatException) while processing "<file path>" (Referer:"null")

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The following appears in the fisheye-debug-<date>.log:

2012-11-06 12:39:06,591 ERROR [btpool0-8 ] TotalityFilter-logExceptionDetails - Exception "null" (java.lang.NumberFormatException) while processing "/changelog-ajax/Storm/trunk/release.xml" (Referer:"null")
java.lang.NumberFormatException: null
	at java.lang.Integer.parseInt(
	at java.lang.Integer.valueOf(
	at com.cenqua.fisheye.web.ChangelogAjaxServlet.handleRequest(
	at com.cenqua.fisheye.web.BaseAction.processRequest(
	at com.cenqua.fisheye.web.ActionDispatcherServlet.doIt(
	at com.cenqua.fisheye.web.ActionDispatcherServlet.doGet(
	at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(
	at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(
	at org.mortbay.jetty.servlet.ServletHolder.handle(
	at org.mortbay.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$Chain.doFilter(


Googlebot is attempting to fetch a URL it has parsed out of a Fisheye webpage, and making a hash of it (the URL is only designed to be accessed as part of an AJAX request via JavaScript) but it is used in a way it was never designed to be called.


Set up a robots.txt file on the server, and disallow that particular URL prefix:

User-agent: Googlebot
Disallow: /changelog-ajax/
Last modified on Jul 31, 2018

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