PM83977: PU UI crashes on RHEL 5.8 (Tikanga) 32 Bits

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM Packaging Utility version 1.6.0 and 1.6.1 randomly crashes
    on RHEL 5.8 when the File -? Preference UI is accessed. Below
    error message could be displayed on the stdout console:
    ERROR [main]
    org.eclipse.ui.internal.registry.CategorizedPageRegistryReader
    processNodes     Invalid preference page path: Network
    Connections
    

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Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    IBM Packaging Utility version 1.6.0 and 1.6.1 randomly
    crashes on RHEL 5.8 when the File -? Preference UI is
    accessed. Below error message could be displayed on the
    stdout console:
    ERROR [main]
    org.eclipse.ui.internal.registry.CategorizedPageRegistryRead
    er processNodes     Invalid preference page path: Network
    Connections
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect was isolated to an issue in the eclipse version
    adopted in the pre-1.6.2 IBM Packaging Utility.  The 1.6.2
    Packaging Utility has moved to a newer eclipse and this
    problem has been resolved.
    

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM83977

  • Reported component name

    IBM INSTALL MGR

  • Reported component ID

    RATLIMG00

  • Reported release

    152

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-03-01

  • Closed date

    2013-03-15

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-15

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    IBM INSTALL MGR

  • Fixed component ID

    RATLIMG00

Applicable component levels

  • R152 PSN

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More support for:

IBM Installation Manager

Software version:

1.5.2

Reference #:

PM83977

Modified date:

2013-03-15

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