IX90084: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION FROM TYPECODEIMPL

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: N/A
    .
    Stack Trace: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    393)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    330)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    357)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    401)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    112)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    401)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    393)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    393)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.CDRWriter.writeAnyOpt(CDRWriter.java:901)
     at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.UtilDelegateImpl.writeAny(UtilDelegateImpl.ja
    va:373)
     at javax.rmi.CORBA.Util.writeAny(Util.java:97)
     at
    tests.com.ibm.jtc.services._SimpleService_Tie.doEcho__java_lang_
    Object(_SimpleService_Tie.java:95)
     at
    tests.com.ibm.jtc.services._SimpleService_Tie._invoke(_SimpleSer
    vice_Tie.java:76)
     at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ServerDelegate.dispatchInvokeHandler(ServerDe
    legate.java:626)
     at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ServerDelegate.dispatch(ServerDelegate.java:4
    79)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.ORB.process(ORB.java:514)
     at com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ORB.process(ORB.java:1574)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.Connection.respondTo(Connection.java:2880)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.Connection.doWork(Connection.java:2753)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.WorkUnitImpl.doWork(WorkUnitImpl.java:63)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.WorkerThread.run(ThreadPoolImpl.java:202)
     at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:777)
    ----
    java.lang.NullPointerException
     at com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.equal(TypeCodeImpl.java:1092)
     at com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.equal(TypeCodeImpl.java:1225)
     at com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.equal(TypeCodeImpl.java:1212)
     at com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.equal(TypeCodeImpl.java:1253)
     at com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.equal(TypeCodeImpl.java:1225)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.equals(TypeCodeImpl.java:1270)
     at java.util.Hashtable$Entry.equalsKey(Hashtable.java:123)
     at java.util.Hashtable.get(Hashtable.java:516)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.CDRWriter.getTypePosition(CDRWriter.java:540)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    110)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    401)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    393)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    393)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt(TypeCodeImpl.java:2
    393)
     at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.TypeCodeImpl.write_value(TypeCodeImpl.java:206
    6)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.CDRWriter.writeAnyOpt(CDRWriter.java:901)
     at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.UtilDelegateImpl.writeAny(UtilDelegateImpl.ja
    va:373)
     at javax.rmi.CORBA.Util.writeAny(Util.java:97)
     at
    tests.com.ibm.jtc.services._SimpleService_Tie.doEcho__java_lang_
    Object(_SimpleService_Tie.java:95)
     at
    tests.com.ibm.jtc.services._SimpleService_Tie._invoke(_SimpleSer
    vice_Tie.java:76)
     at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ServerDelegate.dispatchInvokeHandler(ServerDe
    legate.java:626)
     at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ServerDelegate.dispatch(ServerDelegate.java:4
    79)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.ORB.process(ORB.java:514)
     at com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ORB.process(ORB.java:1574)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.Connection.respondTo(Connection.java:2880)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.Connection.doWork(Connection.java:2753)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.WorkUnitImpl.doWork(WorkUnitImpl.java:63)
     at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.WorkerThread.run(ThreadPoolImpl.java:202)
     at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:777)
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Random NullPointer Exception from TypeCodeImpl.writeValueOpt
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    7.0.0 SR1
    6.0.1 SR2
    .
    Problem is orb code , the remote call was failing in very very
    intermittent fashion in while multiple client making fashion to
    same server.(multiple remote calls are being executed by
    multi-threaded environment)
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IX90084

  • Reported component name

    ORB

  • Reported component ID

    620700123

  • Reported release

    260

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-04-09

  • Closed date

    2012-04-09

  • Last modified date

    2012-06-01

  • 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

    ORB

  • Fixed component ID

    620700123

Applicable component levels

  • R260 PSY

       UP



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More support for:

Runtimes for Java Technology
ORB

Software version:

260

Reference #:

IX90084

Modified date:

2012-06-01

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