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IJ12636: KEYTOOL NOT WORKING PROPERLY WITH SWEDISH LOCALE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: keytool -list command when run in Swedish locale
    results in:
    Keystore-typ: jks
    Keystore-leverantör: IBMJCE
    
    
    keytool error (likely untranslated):
    java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: unknown format type: antal
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    

Local fix

  • Switch to English locale before running keytool -list command
    

Problem summary

  • Swedish translation files used by keytool had message formatting
    values translated from English to Swedish in error.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Swedish translation file Resources_sv.java was updated to
    prevent the "unknown format type" error.
    A fix is made to IBMJCE
    The associated Hursley RTC Problem Report is 140031
    The associated Austin APAR is IJ11955
    The associated Austin GitHub  task is 17
    JVMs affected: Java 7.0, Java 727 and Java 8
    The fix was delivered for Java 7.0 SR10FP40, Java 727 SR4FP40
    and Java 8 SR5FP30
    The affected jar is "ibmjceprovider.jar".
    The build level of this jar for the affected releases are
    20181210-209 (7.0) and 20181206-205 (8.0)
    .
    This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases:
       8    SR5 FP30  (8.0.5.30)
       7    SR10 FP40 (7.0.10.40)
       7 R1 SR4 FP40  (7.1.4.40)
    .
    Contact your IBM Product's Service Team for these Service
    Refreshes and Fix Packs.
    For those running stand-alone, information about the available
    Service Refreshes and Fix Packs can be found at:
               https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IJ12636

  • Reported component name

    SECURITY

  • Reported component ID

    620700125

  • Reported release

    270

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-01-09

  • Closed date

    2019-01-18

  • Last modified date

    2019-02-26

  • 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

    SECURITY

  • Fixed component ID

    620700125

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Security

Software version: 270

Reference #: IJ12636

Modified date: 26 February 2019