PM89348: ANDROID APPLICATIONS FAILING WITH CLASSNOTFOUNDEXCEPTION AFTER UPGRADE TO ANDROID ADT V22 PLUGIN

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APAR status

  • Closed as change to accomodate OEM Vendor's code.

Error description

  • After upgrading the Android ADT plugin to v22, Android
    applications are failing withClassNotFoundExceptions upon
    startup.
    

Local fix

  • 1. Right-click on the native Android project in Worklight Studio
    and choose 'Properties'.
    2. Select 'Java Build Path' and go to the 'Order and Export'
    tab.
    3. Mark the check-box for 'Android Private Libraries'
    4. Refresh/clean/rebuild the android project.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Developers building Android applications who have moved up   *
    * to v22 of the Android Development Toolkit.                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Google changed the container for external libraries in v22   *
    * of the ADT.  Unless the applications are updated, they will  *
    * experience errors similar to the following (demonstrated     *
    * using the CityWeather sample application):                   *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: W/dalvikvm(18281): Unable to resolve     *
    * superclass of Lcom/CityWeather/CityWeather; (15)             *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: W/dalvikvm(18281): Link of class         *
    * 'Lcom/CityWeather/CityWeather;' failed                       *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: D/AndroidRuntime(18281): Shutting down   *
    * VM                                                           *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: W/dalvikvm(18281): threadid=1: thread    *
    * exiting with uncaught exception (group=0x40c5c1f8)           *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): FATAL           *
    * EXCEPTION: main                                              *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281):                 *
    * java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to instantiate activity   *
    * ComponentInfo{com.CityWeather/com.CityWeather.CityWeather}:  *
    * java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:                            *
    * com.CityWeather.CityWeather                                  *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * android.app.ActivityThread.performLaunchActivity(ActivityThr *
    * ead.java:1892)                                               *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * android.app.ActivityThread.handleLaunchActivity(ActivityThre *
    * ad.java:1993)                                                *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * android.app.ActivityThread.access$600(ActivityThread.java:12 *
    * 7)                                                           *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * android.app.ActivityThread$H.handleMessage(ActivityThread.ja *
    * va:1159)                                                     *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * android.os.Handler.dispatchMessage(Handler.java:99)          *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * android.os.Looper.loop(Looper.java:137)                      *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * android.app.ActivityThread.main(ActivityThread.java:4507)    *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * java.lang.reflect.Method.invokeNative(Native Method)         *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:511)             *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * com.android.internal.os.ZygoteInit$MethodAndArgsCaller.run(Z *
    * ygoteInit.java:790)                                          *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * com.android.internal.os.ZygoteInit.main(ZygoteInit.java:557) *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * dalvik.system.NativeStart.main(Native Method)                *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): Caused by:      *
    * java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:                            *
    * com.CityWeather.CityWeather                                  *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * dalvik.system.BaseDexClassLoader.findClass(BaseDexClassLoade *
    * r.java:61)                                                   *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:501)        *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:461)        *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * android.app.Instrumentation.newActivity(Instrumentation.java *
    * :1026)                                                       *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): at              *
    * android.app.ActivityThread.performLaunchActivity(ActivityThr *
    * ead.java:1883)                                               *
    * 05-20 16:19:22.275: E/AndroidRuntime(18281): ... 11 more     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code has been changed to reflect the new container.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    release 6.0.0.0.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM89348

  • Reported component name

    WORKLIGHT CONSU

  • Reported component ID

    5725I4301

  • Reported release

    505

  • Status

    CLOSED OEM

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-05-20

  • Closed date

    2013-05-20

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-20

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • R505 PSY

       UP

  • R506 PSY

       UP



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More support for:

IBM Worklight

Software version:

5.0.5

Reference #:

PM89348

Modified date:

2013-05-20

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