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PM74703: APPLICATION SCREEN ORIENTATION ISSUE WHEN USING WORKLIGHT 5 WITH IOS 6.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Attempting to change the orientation of an application
    by rotating the device does not work properly in iOS 6 and
    it appears as if the application is locked in landscape mode.
    

Local fix

  • There is currently no work around for this issue.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  Worklight and Mobile Foundation 5.0.0       *
    *                  developers working with iOS 6 devices.      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: iOS 6 and Xcode 4.5 have created        *
    *                      issues with Worklight an Mobile         *
    *                      Foundation applications.                *
    *                      Applications in which orientation       *
    *                      changes had previously been working     *
    *                      will no longer work.  Use of the File   *
    *                      and Contacts APIs in Cordova may also   *
    *                      fail.                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Customers who are using Xcode 4.5 should have the fix
    installed and must follow the instructions for modifying
    existing applications.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code has been modified to support changes in iOS 6 and Xcode
    4.5.  The fix for this APAR is available starting in
    cumulative iFix 5.0.0.3-WL-IF201210161116 .
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM74703

  • Reported component name

    WORKLIGHT ENTER

  • Reported component ID

    5725G9202

  • Reported release

    500

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-10-10

  • Closed date

    2012-10-28

  • Last modified date

    2012-10-28

  • 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

    WORKLIGHT ENTER

  • Fixed component ID

    5725G9202

Applicable component levels

  • R500 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM Worklight

Software version: 500

Reference #: PM74703

Modified date: 28 October 2012