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PM78465: Running a Show in > Program Control Flow results in NullPointerException in RDz 8.5.1

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • APAR Error Description:
    Abstract: In Rational Developer for System z (RDz) version
    8.5.1, running a Show in > Program Control Flow results in
    error:
    
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.dmh.programModel.DmhProgramModel.codeReviewCobolAvoidAcc
    ept(Unknown Source)
    
    Problem: To reproduce:
    
    1a- open a COBOL program with copybooks containing ACCEPT
    statement, for example: ACCEPT WS-MYVAR FROM DATE.
    or
    1b- open a COBOL program containing an ACCEPT statement, for
    example: ACCEPT WS-MYVAR FROM DATE.
    
    2- right-click in the Editor and select Show in > Program
    Control Flow: error is raised
    
    Local fix:
    There is no known workaround at this time in version 8.5.1
    except from commenting out the ACCEPT statement.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    Data Collection Job start time field disappears if modified
    and saved while a collection job is being run
    

Problem conclusion

  • this issue may cause data inconsistency.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM78465

  • Reported component name

    RATL TEAM CONCE

  • Reported component ID

    5724V0400

  • Reported release

    400

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-12-05

  • Closed date

    2013-07-26

  • Last modified date

    2013-07-26

  • 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

    RATL TEAM CONCE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V0400

Applicable component levels

  • R400 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational Team Concert

Software version: 4.0

Reference #: PM78465

Modified date: 2013-07-26