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Launchbox Version 11.17 crashing with updated metadata.xml


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Since January of this year, I've been experiencing an issue with "Launchbox Version 11.17 crashing whenever I add and tag a new game *after* downloading a database update (metadata.xml).

When I restore an old metadata.xml (from December 2023) of a backup, everything works fine again. The problem is reproducible directly; If I install Version 11.17 on another PC, activate the license, and I can add games. All good. But as soon as I perform the database update, Launchbox immediately throws the error message whenever a new game is tagged and crashes.

 

This is the error message:

 

Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

 

App:     LaunchBox

Version: 11.17

Type:    System.NullReferenceException

Site:    System.String (System.Object)

Source:  Unbroken.LaunchBox

 

   at (Object )

   at IteratorDic.SetDrivenParameter(Object , IteratorDic )

   at Unbroken.LaunchBox.Search.LocalDbSearchResult.get_Platform()

   at Unbroken.LaunchBox.Windows.Desktop.ViewModels.AddEditGameMetadataPageViewModel.DbSearchResult.CallSupportedStrategy(Object )

   at Unbroken.LaunchBox.Windows.Desktop.ViewModels.AddEditGameMetadataPageViewModel.DbSearchResult..ctor(AddEditGameMetadataPageViewModel metadataPage, SearchResult result)

   at Unbroken.LaunchBox.Windows.Desktop.ViewModels.AddEditGameMetadataPageViewModel.ComputePreparedDescriptor(List`1 item)

   at DecoratorInitializer.PostTransactionOrder(Object , List`1 item, DecoratorInitializer )

   at Unbroken.LaunchBox.Windows.Desktop.ViewModels.AddEditGameMetadataPageViewModel.<>c__DisplayClass279_0.ExcludePreparedMock()

   at System.Windows.Threading.DispatcherOperation.InvokeDelegateCore()

   at System.Windows.Threading.DispatcherOperation.InvokeImpl()

--- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown ---

   at System.Windows.Threading.DispatcherOperation.Wait(TimeSpan timeout)

   at System.Windows.Threading.Dispatcher.InvokeImpl(DispatcherOperation operation, CancellationToken cancellationToken, TimeSpan timeout)

   at System.Windows.Threading.Dispatcher.Invoke(Action callback, DispatcherPriority priority, CancellationToken cancellationToken, TimeSpan timeout)

   at Unbroken.LaunchBox.Windows.Threading.Invoke(Action callback, DispatcherPriority priority)

   at Unbroken.LaunchBox.Windows.Desktop.ViewModels.AddEditGameMetadataPageViewModel.ViewPreparedDescriptor()

   at Unbroken.LaunchBox.Windows.Threading.<>c__DisplayClass0_0.LogoutInterfaceAuthentication()

   at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.RunInternal(ExecutionContext executionContext, ContextCallback callback, Object state)

--- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown ---

   at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw()

 

Recent Log:

 

   09:58:20 Exception

 

Note: The current version of Launchbox does not have this issue. Apparently, there has been a change in the structure of the metadata.xml file.

 

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