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PI64574: RATIONAL DEVELOPER FOR SYSTEM Z (RDZ) ATTEMPTS TO BROWSE A MVS FILTER THAT CONTAINS OVER 1000 ELEMENTS MAY CAUSE A JAVA NPE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Rational Developer for System z - RDz -
    Attempts to browse a MVS filter that contains over 1000 elements
    may cause a Java NullPointerException (NPE)
    
    When you click on "249 more..." then you may see this NPE in
    your <workspace>\.metadata\.log file:
    !ENTRY org.eclipse.ui.workbench 4 2 2016-06-10 15:55:06.445
    !MESSAGE Problems occurred when invoking code from plug-in:
    "org.eclipse.ui.workbench".
    !STACK 0
    java.lang.NullPointerException
     at java.lang.StringBuffer.<init>(StringBuffer.java:73)
     at org.eclipse.rse.internal.ui.view.SystemViewPart.
                      getMementoHandle(SystemViewPart.java:1061)
     at org.eclipse.rse.internal.ui.view.SystemViewPart.
                             saveState(SystemViewPart.java:1039)
    at
    org.eclipse.ui.internal.ViewReference.persist(ViewReference)
    at org.eclipse.ui.internal.Workbench$17.run(Workbench)
    at org.eclipse.core.runtime.SafeRunner.run(SafeRunner)
    

Local fix

  • None available
    

Problem summary

  • If the user selects the placeholder item (for displaying more or
     less elements) then an exception can occur because the
    placeholder item is returning null for something that is
    expected to be non-null.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI64574

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    950

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-06-21

  • Closed date

    2016-10-27

  • Last modified date

    2016-10-27

  • 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

  • R951 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 950

Reference #: PI64574

Modified date: 27 October 2016