PM89282: Running an Application Client project might result in a NullPointerException

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Abstract:
    
    Attempts to run an Application Client project might result in a
    NullPointerException.
    
    Problem:
    
    You run your application client in Rational Application
    Developer version 7.5.5.5 iFix 1 and you notice that it fails
    with the following NullPointerException:
    
    WSCL0013I: Initializing the Java EE Application Client
    Environment.
    WSCL0100E: Exception received: java.lang.NullPointerException
          at java.io.File.?init?(File.java:233)
          at
    org.eclipse.jst.j2ee.commonarchivecore.internal.impl.EARFileImpl
    .openNestedArchive
    ...
    
    Problem:
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    A NullPointerException might occur when launching an
    application client targeting a WebSphere Application Server
    runtime.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The problem reported is a permanent limitation in the 7.5
    release.  The fix for this APAR is included in Rational
    Application Developer v8.0.4.2.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM89282

  • Reported component name

    RATL APP DEV WI

  • Reported component ID

    5724J1901

  • Reported release

    755

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-05-17

  • Closed date

    2013-05-24

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-24

  • 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

  • R755 PSN

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software

Software version:

7.5.5

Reference #:

PM89282

Modified date:

2013-05-24

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