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IV21117: ILLEGALARGUMENTEXCEPTION WHEN DRIVERMANAGER LOAD MANIFEST

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid
    Unicode sequence:  illegal character
    .
    Stack Trace: Exception in thread "main"
    java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
     at java.lang.J9VMInternals.initialize(J9VMInternals.java:222)
    Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid Unicode
    sequence:
     illegal character
     at java.util.Properties.loadImpl(Properties.java:356)
     at java.util.Properties.load(Properties.java:288)
     at java.sql.DriverManager.loadDrivers(DriverManager.java:255)
     at
    java.sql.DriverManager.loadDriversFromFiles(DriverManager.java:1
    82)
     at
    java.sql.DriverManager.loadInitialDrivers(DriverManager.java:98)
     at java.sql.DriverManager.<clinit>(DriverManager.java:89)
     at java.lang.J9VMInternals.initializeImpl(Native Method)
     at java.lang.J9VMInternals.initialize(J9VMInternals.java:200)
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The problem is caused when the DriverManager is trying to load a
    Manifest.mf file which includes an entry with character like
    '\u'.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    6.0.0 SR11
    6.0.1 SR4
    .
    The DriverManager has been updated to load such character.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV21117

  • Reported component name

    JAVA CLASS LIBS

  • Reported component ID

    620700130

  • Reported release

    600

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-05-14

  • Closed date

    2012-05-14

  • Last modified date

    2013-02-27

  • 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

    JAVA CLASS LIBS

  • Fixed component ID

    620700130

Applicable component levels

  • R600 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Java Class Libraries

Software version: 6.0

Reference #: IV21117

Modified date: 27 February 2013