PM90879: ImportOffering comparing versions of different offerings -offering IDs are not correctly compared

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After updating to IM1.6.2, any IM operation is blocked and
    following error is seen in the ?agent
    data?/pluginState/.metadata/.log file:
    ?message?Unhandled event loop exception
    
    
    java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Mismatched ids:
    
    com.ibm.websphere.XML.v10 com.ibm.websphere.SCA.v10?/message?
    
    
    
    ?stack?com.ibm.cic.common.core.model.proxy.OfferingOrFixReferenc
    e.compar
    eVersion(OfferingOrFixReference.java:259)?/stack?
    
    
    ?stack?com.ibm.ws.sync.internal.ui.ImportOffering.compareTo(Impo
    rtOfferi
    ng.java:115)?/stack?
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • After updating to IBM Installation Manager 1.6.2, any
    Installation Manager operation is blocked and following error is
    seen in the <agent data>/pluginState/.metadata/.log file:
    <message>Unhandled event loop exception
    
    java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Mismatched ids:  (etc)
    

Problem conclusion

  • A defect was discovered in the IBM Installation Manager in the
    offering ID comparison method.  A fix is provided in the 1.7 and
    later versions of the IBM Installation Manager.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM90879

  • Reported component name

    IBM INSTALL MGR

  • Reported component ID

    RATLIMG00

  • Reported release

    162

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-06-11

  • Closed date

    2013-10-21

  • Last modified date

    2013-10-21

  • 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

    IBM INSTALL MGR

  • Fixed component ID

    RATLIMG00

Applicable component levels

  • R161 PSY

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More support for:

IBM Installation Manager

Software version:

1.6.2

Reference #:

PM90879

Modified date:

2013-10-21

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