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PM28984: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION WHILE READING EMPTY DATETIME VALUES

Fixes are available

6.1.0.37: Java SDK 1.5 SR12 FP3 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere
7.0.0.17: Java SDK 1.6 SR9 FP1 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
6.1.0.47: WebSphere Application Server V6.1 Fix Pack 47
7.0.0.27: Java SDK 1.6 SR13 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
6.1.0.39: Java SDK 1.5 SR12 FP4 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
6.1.0.41: Java SDK 1.5 SR12 FP5 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
6.1.0.43: Java SDK 1.5 SR13 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
6.1.0.45: Java SDK 1.5 SR14 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
6.1.0.47: Java SDK 1.5 SR16 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.19: Java SDK 1.6 SR9 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.21: Java SDK 1.6 SR9 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere
7.0.0.23: Java SDK 1.6 SR10 FP1 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere
7.0.0.25: Java SDK 1.6 SR11 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.27: Java SDK 1.6 SR12 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.29: Java SDK 1.6 SR13 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.45: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP60 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.31: Java SDK 1.6 SR15 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.35: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP1 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.37: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP3 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.39: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP7 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.41: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP20 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.43: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP41 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • An Empty value for Datetime type property results in
    NullPointerException while processing in virtual member
    manager (VMM).
    Same is applicable for BLOB objects.
    [12/7/10 10:32:12:356 EST] 0000002d exception     1
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.exception.WIMException <init>
    
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.exception.WIMException
    ...
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at org.eclipse.emf.ecore.sdo.util.SDOUtil.set(SDOUtil.java:345)
    at
    org.eclipse.emf.ecore.sdo.impl.DynamicEDataObjectImpl.set
    (DynamicEDataObjectImpl.java:195)
    P
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.dao.AbstractDAO.readAllLAPropertiesForEntity
    (AbstractDAO.java:2168)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.lookaside.LookasideAdapter.getProperties
    (LookasideAdapter.java:1210)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.lookaside.LookasideAdapter.getEntityProperties
    (LookasideAdapter.java:529)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V6.1 and V7.0                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: VMM gets a NullPointerException         *
    *                      when trying to read Empty datavalues    *
    *                      for DateTime as well as Object type     *
    *                      values.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When VMM tries to read values of properties of dataType
    DateTime, Object. It throws the following exception:
    [12/7/10 10:32:12:356 EST] 0000002d exception
    1 com.ibm.websphere.wim.exception.WIMException
    <init> com.ibm.websphere.wim.exception.WIMException
    ...
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at org.eclipse.emf.ecore.sdo.util.SDOUtil.set(SDOUtil.java:345)
    at
    org.eclipse.emf.ecore.sdo.impl.DynamicEDataObjectImpl.set(Dyna
    micEDataObjectImpl.java:195)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.dao.AbstractDAO.readAllLAPropertiesForEntity(Ab
    stractDAO.java:2168)
    at com.ibm.ws.wim.lookaside.LookasideAdapter.getProperties
    (LookasideAdapter.java:1210)
    at com.ibm.ws.wim.lookaside.LookasideAdapter.getEntityProperties
    (LookasideAdapter.java:529)
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM28984

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE PORTA

  • Reported component ID

    5724E7600

  • Reported release

    61A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-12-15

  • Closed date

    2011-04-07

  • Last modified date

    2012-11-15

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0800

Applicable component levels

  • R61A PSY

       UP

  • R61H PSY

       UP

  • R61I PSY

       UP

  • R61P PSY

       UP

  • R61S PSY

       UP

  • R61W PSY

       UP

  • R61Z PSY

       UP

  • R700 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 6.1

Reference #: PM28984

Modified date: 15 November 2012