IV30059: NULL POINTER EXCEPTION IN ATTACH API INITIALIZATION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: N/A
    .
    Stack Trace: Exception in thread "Attach API initializer"
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.tools.attach.javaSE.Advertisement.createAdvertContent(Ad
    vertisement.java:94)
    at
    com.ibm.tools.attach.javaSE.Advertisement.createAdvertisementFil
    e(Advertisement.java:179)
    at
    com.ibm.tools.attach.javaSE.AttachHandler.createFiles(AttachHand
    ler.java:178)
    at
    com.ibm.tools.attach.javaSE.AttachHandler.initialize(AttachHandl
    er.java:259)
    at
    com.ibm.tools.attach.javaSE.AttachHandler.run(AttachHandler.java
    :199)
    .
    Problem occurs intermittently when the JVM terminates
    immediately after starting.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The problem is caused by a race condition between initialization
    and termination code.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    7.0.0 SR3
    6.0.1 SR4
    6.0.0 SR12
    .
    The initialization code has additional checks to detect and
    handle the race condition.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV30059

  • Reported component name

    J9 COMMON CODE

  • Reported component ID

    620700127

  • Reported release

    260

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-10-12

  • Closed date

    2012-10-12

  • Last modified date

    2012-10-12

  • 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

    J9 COMMON CODE

  • Fixed component ID

    620700127

Applicable component levels

  • R260 PSY

       UP

  • R600 PSY

       UP



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More support for:

Runtimes for Java Technology
Virtual Machine

Software version:

260

Reference #:

IV30059

Modified date:

2012-10-12

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