PM86499: NullPointerException might occur during workspace migration if the server does not have a runtime

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Abstract:
    
    Attempts to open a workspace that has a server without a runtime
    causes the migration utility to throw a NullPointerException.
    
    Problem:
    
    If you have a workspace that has a server without a
    corresponding runtime then the migration utility will throw a
    NullPointerException.
    
    You will see the following stack trace in the workspace log
    file.
    
    MESSAGE An internal error occurred during:
    'MigrationDetectionJob'.
    !STACK 0
    java.lang.NullPointerException
            at
    com.ibm.ws.ast.st.common.core.internal.migration.MigrationUtil.i
    sRealRuntimeInstalledOfType(MigrationUtil.java:187)
            at
    com.ibm.ws.ast.st.common.core.internal.migration.MigrationUtil.i
    sServerUnsupported(MigrationUtil.java:137)
            at
    com.ibm.ws.ast.st.migration.ui.propertytester.ServerToolsMetadat
    aPropertyTester.test(ServerToolsMetadataPropertyTester.java:41)
    ...
    
    Local fix:
    
    Remove the server from the workspace before migrating.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Additional checks are needed to ensure a NullPointerException
    will not occur during workspace migration.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Additional checks were added to ensure that the
    NullPointerException would not occur during workspace migration.
    The fix for this APAR is included in Rational Application
    Developer v8.5.5.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM86499

  • Reported component name

    RATL APP DEV WI

  • Reported component ID

    5724J1901

  • Reported release

    851

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-04-07

  • Closed date

    2013-10-15

  • Last modified date

    2013-10-15

  • 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

  • R855 PSY

       UP



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More support for:

Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software

Software version:

8.5.1

Reference #:

PM86499

Modified date:

2013-10-15

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