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PI40674: IN RATIONAL DEVELOPER FOR SYSTEM Z 9.1.1 OR 9.1.1.1, OPENING A LOCAL FILE RESULTS IN ERROR WITH NO CONTENTS DISPLAYED IN EDITOR

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In Rational Developer for System z (RDz) versions 9.1.1 and
    9.1.1.1, opening a local file using File > Open File or double
    clicking on the file from a local workspace, will result in
    displaying "Error" in the COBOL and PL/I editor and the contents
    of the file will not be displayed.
    
    The exception in the "Error" when using the COBOL editor is
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.systemz.common.jface.hexwidget.HexEditLineWidget.<init>(
    HexEditL
    ineWidget.java:665)
    
    at
    
    com.ibm.systemz.common.jface.editor.CommonSourceEditor.createPar
    tControl
    (CommonSourceEditor.java:171)
    
    at
    
    com.ibm.systemz.cobol.editor.jface.editor.CobolEditor.createPart
    Control(
    CobolEditor.java:559)
    
    ...
    

Local fix

  • Open the file with text or LPEX editor or System z editor
    

Problem summary

  • Files opened outside of the workspace with Eclipse based editors
    results in error with no contents displayed.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code has been fixed to handle the files opened outside of the
    workspace with Eclipse based editors in RDz.
    
    The problem listed in this APAR has been resolved with
    IBM Rational Developer for System z V9.1.1.2 Fix Pack which
    is available from the Recommended Fixes support download page:
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=2294&uid=swg27006335
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI40674

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    911

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-05-07

  • Closed date

    2015-10-16

  • Last modified date

    2015-10-16

  • 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 DEV FOR SY

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0700

Applicable component levels

  • R911 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 9.1.1

Reference #: PI40674

Modified date: 16 October 2015