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PI57214: RETRIEVING LIST OF VIRTUALIZABLE STORED PROCEDURES FROM ORACLE CAN CAUSE NPE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Against some Oracle databases when the list of virtualizable
    stored procedures is retrieved a NullPointerException results,
    and this is reproducible every time.
    
    WARNING: Failed to check for existing procedures
    java.lang.NullPointerException at
    com.ghc.ghv.jdbc.common.ColumnDefinition.<init>(ColumnDefinition
    .java:202) ...
    
    Those procedures can be be listed in the database stub on the
    from the dialog reached by clicking the "database and green
    plus" icon (and that is the action to reproduce the problem).
    
    It is not known (at the time of writing) how to configure a
    system to reproduce this problem.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users of Rational Integration Tester working with        *
    * retrieving list of virtualizable stored procedures from      *
    * Oracle 11g                                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Against some Oracle databases when the list of virtualizable *
    * stored procedures is retrieved a NullPointerException        *
    * results,                                                     *
    * and this is reproducible every time.                         *
    *                                                              *
    * WARNING: Failed to check for existing procedures             *
    * java.lang.NullPointerException at                            *
    * com.ghc.ghv.jdbc.common.ColumnDefinition.<init>(ColumnDefini *
    * tion                                                         *
    * .java:202) ...                                               *
    *                                                              *
    * Those procedures can be be listed in the database stub on    *
    * the                                                          *
    * from the dialog reached by clicking the "database and green  *
    * plus" icon (and that is the action to reproduce the          *
    * problem).                                                    *
    *                                                              *
    * It is not known (at the time of writing) how to configure a  *
    * system to reproduce this problem.                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to Rational Integration Tester v9.0.0.1 which        *
    * includes a fix for this issue                                *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix for this issue was provided in version 9.0.0.1 of Rational
    Integration Tester.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI57214

  • Reported component name

    RATL INTEGRA TE

  • Reported component ID

    5725G79IT

  • Reported release

    860

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-02-15

  • Closed date

    2016-05-24

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-24

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  • 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

  • R800 PSN

       UP

  • R801 PSN

       UP

  • R850 PSN

       UP

  • R851 PSN

       UP

  • R860 PSN

       UP

  • R870 PSN

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  • R871 PSN

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  • R900 PSY

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Document information

More support for: Rational Test Workbench

Software version: 8.6

Reference #: PI57214

Modified date: 24 May 2016