PM76568: A NullPointerException occurs after cancelling a snippet import operation

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Abstract:
    
    Attempt to cancel the Snippet Import function will result in an
    NPE written to the workspace log.
    
    Problem:
    
    You are importing a new snippet, and you decide to cancel the
    operation. You then notice that there is a NullPointerException
    in the workspace log file.  For more technical information, see:
    
    https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=337433
    
    Local fix:
    
    No workaround available, as the NPE is benign and can be
    ignored.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    The Import action assumed a filename would be provided when
    the file dialog was closed.  When cancelled, no name is
    provided.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Checking of the filename has been added when cancelling the
    dialog.  The fix for this APAR is included in Rational
    Application Developer v8.0.4.2.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM76568

  • Reported component name

    RATL APP DEV WI

  • Reported component ID

    5724J1901

  • Reported release

    803

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-11-06

  • Closed date

    2012-12-15

  • Last modified date

    2012-12-15

  • 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

    RATL APP DEV WI

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J1901

Applicable component levels

  • R803 PSN

       UP



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More support for:

Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software

Software version:

8.0.3

Reference #:

PM76568

Modified date:

2012-12-15

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