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IX90160: CLASSNOTFOUNDEXCEPTION: SUN.IO.MALFORMEDINPUTEXCEPTION MAY BE SE EN WHILE USING THINCLIENT JARS WITH JAVA 8

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
    sun.io.MalformedInputExceptionandException in thread
    "P=453546:O=0:CT"
    java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:sun/io/CharToByteConverterat
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.CharToTcsConverter$1.run(CharToTcsConverter.jav
    a:141)
    .
    Stack Trace: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
    sun.io.MalformedInputExceptionat
    java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(Unknown Source)at
    java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(Unknown Source)at
    java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)at
    java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(Unknown Source)at
    com.sun.jnlp.JNLPClassLoader.findClass(Unknown Source)at
    java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)at
    java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.CDRReader.getTcsCConverter(CDRReader.java:451)
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ORB used sun.io convertors which are removed in Java 8
    

Problem conclusion

  • Nio convertors will be used as a fallback approach when io
    convertors are not available, i.e when ORB thinclients from
    lower releases are used with Java 8.
    .
    This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases:
       7    SR8       (7.0.8.0)
       6    SR16 FP2  (6.0.16.2)
       6 R1 SR8 FP2   (6.1.8.2)
    .
    Contact your IBM Product's Service Team for these Service
    Refreshes and Fix Packs.
    For those running stand-alone, information about the Service
    Refreshes and Fix Packs can be found at:
               https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IX90160

  • Reported component name

    ORB

  • Reported component ID

    620700123

  • Reported release

    260

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-02-26

  • Closed date

    2015-02-26

  • Last modified date

    2015-02-26

  • 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

    ORB

  • Fixed component ID

    620700123

Applicable component levels

  • R260 PSY

       UP

  • R600 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
ORB

Software version: 260

Reference #: IX90160

Modified date: 26 February 2015