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PI57161: RATIONAL DEVELOPER FOR SYSTEM Z (RDZ) CUSTOM PLUGIN FAILS WITH JAVANULLPOINTEREXCEPTION IN REFRESH OF ZOSRESOURCE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Rational Developer for System z - RDz - v9.1
    Custom plugin fails with JavaNullPointerException (NPE)
    in:
    com.ibm.ftt.resources.zos.zosphysical.impl.
    ZOSResourceImpl.refresh(ZOSResourceImpl.java:727)
    
    The following Stack trace and error can be found in the
    user's <workspace>\.metadata\.log file:
    
    !ENTRY org.eclipse.ui 4 0 2015-11-05 16:20:45.375
    !MESSAGE Unhandled event loop exception
    !STACK 0
    java.lang.NullPointerException
        at
    com.ibm.ftt.resources.zos.zosphysical.impl.ZOSResourceImpl.refre
    sh(ZOSResourceImpl.java:727)
        at
    com.test.plugins.rdz.tmf.tableviewer.utils.HostUtils.allocateSeq
    Dataset(HostUtils.java:544)
        at
    com.test.plugins.rdz.tmf.tableviewer.recievers.TmAbstractRecieve
    r.createRequest(TmAbstractReciever.java:71)
        ......
    
    This NPE occurs when RDz returns to
    ZOSPhysicalResourceFactoryImpl.getPhysicalResource
    from invoking GetMvsResource for the dataset with an HLQ
    of a lowercase name.
    

Local fix

  • Modify the plugin to UPPERCASE the entire dataset name
    

Problem summary

  • See error description.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

  • n/a
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI57161

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    911

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-02-12

  • Closed date

    2016-10-03

  • Last modified date

    2016-10-03

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • 999
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0700

Applicable component levels

  • R910 PSY

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 9.1.1

Reference #: PI57161

Modified date: 03 October 2016