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PI89196: BUG 304213-CACHEMANIFEST.GETMANIFEST RETURNS NULL.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Uninstalling application for update the uninstallation fails
    due to Null Pointer Exception. Which is in the following bug
    304213-CacheManifest.getManifest returns null.
    

Local fix

  • NA
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server.                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The OSGi framework underlying the       *
    *                      application server may return a null    *
    *                      CachedManifest resulting in a           *
    *                      NullPointerException.                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The OSGi framework instance underlying the application server
    may return a null CachedManifest resulting in a
    NullPointerException, for example:
    NullPointerException
    at
    org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.CachedManifest.keys(Ca
    chedManifest.java:71)
    at
    org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.ManifestLocalization.ge
    tHeaders(ManifestLocalization.java:53)
    org.eclipse.osgi.framework.internal.core.AbstractBundle.getHeade
    rs(AbstractBundle.java:901)
    at
    org.apache.tuscany.sca.extensibility.equinox.EquinoxServiceDisco
    verer$ActiveBundleTracker.isProviderBundle(EquinoxServiceDiscove
    rer.java:105)
    at
    org.apache.tuscany.sca.extensibility.equinox.EquinoxServiceDisco
    verer$ActiveBundleTracker.addingBundle(EquinoxServiceDiscoverer.
    java:99)
    at
    ...
    The problem is documented and fixed per Eclipse bug 304213
    [See https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=304213].
    

Problem conclusion

  • Apply APAR PI89196 to fix Eclispe bug 304213 in the
    OSGi runtime used by WebSphere Application Server.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 8.5.5.13.  Please refer to the Recommended Updates
    page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI89196

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-10-20

  • Closed date

    2017-11-08

  • Last modified date

    2017-11-08

  • 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

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 850

Reference #: PI89196

Modified date: 08 November 2017


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