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PI15268: RATIONAL DEVELOPER FOR SYSTEM Z (RDZ) : SYSTEMATIC NULL POINTER EXCEPTION WHEN OPENING A PLI FILE FROM THE REPOSITORY FILES VIEW

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Rational Developer for System z - RDz - v8.5.1.4
    
    Description :
    When opening a PL/I file from the "Repository Files" view,
    customer receives a Null Pointer Exception.
    The precondition which needs to be setup on the WorkItem
    Perspective is to activate the Outline view, the NPE is
    systematic.
    
    Steps to reproduce :
    1 - On the Work Item perspective, open the "Repository Files"
    view
    2 - On the Work Item perspective, activate the "Outline" View
    3 - From the "Team Artifact" view, select a component from a
    PL/I
    project -> Show -> Repository Files
    4 - From the "Repository Files" View, open a PL/I file
    -> a NPE occurs
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • A defect in the PL/I Outline viewer caused an error to be
    displayed and logged, and prevented the Outline view from being
    populated.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI15268

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    851

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-04-04

  • Closed date

    2015-02-04

  • Last modified date

    2015-02-04

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0700

Applicable component levels

  • R851 PSY

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 851

Reference #: PI15268

Modified date: 04 February 2015