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PH00532: LOOKUP TEST DATA FAILS WITH NULL POINTER EXCEPTION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When accessing test data in a stub, the Lookup Test Data step
    can fail with the following error:
    
    [RunTests/instance5 (6)]: [06/21/2018, 12:59:58.072 PM] [Error]
    Instance 6: Lookup Test Data: Search "XXXXXX (Lookup)" for
    "%%XXXXXX%%" in "XXXXXX" and for "%%XXXXXX%%" in "XXXXXX" Null
    Pointer Exception: null
    [RunTests/instance5 (6)]:
    com.ghc.ghTester.runtime.actions.TestDataLookupAction.X_performL
    ookup(TestDataLookupAction.java:281)
    [RunTests/instance5 (6)]:
    com.ghc.ghTester.runtime.actions.TestDataLookupAction.execute(Te
    stDataLookupAction.java:153)
    [RunTests/instance5 (6)]:
    com.ghc.ghTester.runtime.actions.GHTesterAction.execute(GHTester
    Action.java:107)
    
    WORKAROUND:
    
    Deploy the stub with 1 Worker.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of Rational Integration Tester with test actions that  *
    * lookup test data                                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * In some circumstances, a stub using a Lookup Test Data       *
    * action could have intermittent failures.                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in 9.2.1
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH00532

  • Reported component name

    RATL INTEGRA TE

  • Reported component ID

    5725G79IT

  • Reported release

    920

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-07-16

  • Closed date

    2018-10-03

  • Last modified date

    2018-10-03

  • 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 INTEGRA TE

  • Fixed component ID

    5725G79IT

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: Rational Test Workbench

Software version: 920

Reference #: PH00532

Modified date: 03 October 2018