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Error Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ClassCastException when using Execute as UML Model option in Rational Software Architect

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Attempts to use option Execute as UML Model in IBM Rational Software Architect leads to Error: Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ClassCastException.


In debug console, after executing UML Model you will see the following error:

"Error: Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ClassCastException.


The problem is a known limitation which is documented in the translation rules document:"This translation rule assumes that the interaction that is used belongs to the same classifier as the Interaction Use".

Diagnosing the problem

If you are re-using Interaction with same name you will get this error.

Resolving the problem

In order to resolve the problem ensure to give a different names to each Interaction also ensure that Interactions are present under the same class.

Document information

More support for: Rational Software Architect

Software version: 8.0.4,,, 8.5, 8.5.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1625210

Modified date: 13 February 2013

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