SE54373: In an RPGLE calc spec result field if 2 operands are specified and 1 is being defined, a Null Pointer Exception occurs

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • In an RPGLE source, result fields in calc specification can be
    defined as new field by having their, length and decimals
    specified on the same spec.  If a second operand is specified in
    the same result field section of the calc spec the parser
    becomes confused and a  NullPointerException results.
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: RD Power users who edit RPGLE source with    *
    *                 the live outline view.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: In an RPGLE calc spec result field if   *
    *                      two operands are specified and one is   *
    *                      being defined, a Null Pointer           *
    *                      Exception occurs.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    In an RPGLE source, result fields in calc specification can
    be defined as a new field by having their length and decimals
    specified on the same spec.  If a second operand is specified
    in the same result field section of the calc spec the parser
    becomes confused and a NullPointerException results.
    
    This problem is fixed in RDi 9.0.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    SE54373

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR PO

  • Reported component ID

    5724Y9900

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-12-19

  • Closed date

    2013-06-18

  • Last modified date

    2013-06-18

  • 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

    RPG/COBOL DEV T

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Y9901

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

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Rational Developer for Power Systems Software

Software version:

8.5

Reference #:

SE54373

Modified date:

2013-06-18

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