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FATAL EXCEPTION: ModernAsyncTask #1 An error occured while executing doInBackground()

 
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I've never seen this error before and don't even know where to start. This Activity is supposed to fetch results from Google Places and is part of a search functionality that ties in with the search view widget. Someone set me in the right direction. Thanks!



PlaceProvider.java:



Details from logcat:

03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): FATAL EXCEPTION: ModernAsyncTask #1
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): java.lang.RuntimeException: An error occured while executing doInBackground()
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at android.support.v4.content.ModernAsyncTask$3.done(ModernAsyncTask.java:137)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerSetException(FutureTask.java:274)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.setException(FutureTask.java:125)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(FutureTask.java:308)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:138)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1088)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:581)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:1019)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at java.net.URLEncoder.encode(URLEncoder.java:92)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at com.....PlaceProvider.getPlacesUrl(PlaceProvider.java:266)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at com.....PlaceProvider.getPlaces(PlaceProvider.java:290)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at com.....PlaceProvider.query(PlaceProvider.java:88)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at android.content.ContentProvider$Transport.query(ContentProvider.java:187)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at android.content.ContentResolver.query(ContentResolver.java:262)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at android.support.v4.content.CursorLoader.loadInBackground(CursorLoader.java:49)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at android.support.v4.content.CursorLoader.loadInBackground(CursorLoader.java:35)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at android.support.v4.content.AsyncTaskLoader.onLoadInBackground(AsyncTaskLoader.java:242)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at android.support.v4.content.AsyncTaskLoader$LoadTask.doInBackground(AsyncTaskLoader.java:51)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at android.support.v4.content.AsyncTaskLoader$LoadTask.doInBackground(AsyncTaskLoader.java:40)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at android.support.v4.content.ModernAsyncTask$2.call(ModernAsyncTask.java:123)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(FutureTask.java:306)
03-09 19:05:40.521: E/AndroidRuntime(6976): ... 4 more
 
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So, apparently the issue was related to the "qry" not being appropriately checked for null before being passed to the encoder.

This fixed it:

 
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