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IJ06197: SUMA MAY CAUSE A NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION APPLIES TO AIX 7200-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Running suma with "Action=Metadata" may generate the
    following error message.
    
    suma -x -a Action=Metadata -a RqType=SP -a
    RqName=7200-02-02 -a DLTarget=/tmp
    Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
            at ECCWrapper.orderUpdates(ECCWrapper.java:551)
            at ECCWrapper.main(ECCWrapper.java:153)
    0500-012 An error occurred attempting to download.
    

Local fix

  • Include the build date in RqName in order to get the
    metadata.
    
    suma -x -a Action=Metadata -a RqType=SP -a
    RqName=7200-02-02-1810 -a DLTarget=/tmp
    

Problem summary

  • Running suma with "Action=Metadata" may generate the
    following error message.
    
    suma -x -a Action=Metadata -a RqType=SP -a
    RqName=7200-02-02 -a DLTarget=/tmp
    Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
            at ECCWrapper.orderUpdates(ECCWrapper.java:551)
            at ECCWrapper.main(ECCWrapper.java:153)
    0500-012 An error occurred attempting to download.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Modified the way we handle exceptions.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-09 - use AIX APAR IJ06160
    7100-05 - use AIX APAR IJ06133
    7200-03 - use AIX APAR IJ06197
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IJ06197

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.2

  • Reported component ID

    5765CD200

  • Reported release

    720

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2018-05-04

  • Closed date

    2018-05-04

  • Last modified date

    2018-09-21

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

    IJ05715

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.2

  • Fixed component ID

    5765CD200

Applicable component levels

  • R720 PSY U877651

       UP18/09/14 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX 7.2 Enterprise Edition

Software version: 720

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IJ06197

Modified date: 21 September 2018