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PK50311: A NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION IS THROWN DUE TO THE INABILITY OF THE CLASS LOADER TO READ META-INF/ DIRECTORY RESOURCE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The NullPointerException is thrown in WebSphere Application
    Server V6.1.0.9 due to the inability of class loader to read the
    META-INF/ directory resource:
    
    Error Message:
    Error Code: 500
    Target Servlet: Faces Servlet
    Error Stack:
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    
    at com.sun.facelets.compiler.NamespaceHandler.apply(NamespaceHan
    dler.java:49)
    at com.sun.facelets.compiler.EncodingHandler.apply(EncodingHandl
    er.java:25)
    at com.sun.facelets.impl.DefaultFacelet.apply(DefaultFacelet.jav
    a:95)
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: IBM WebSphere Application Server users of    *
    *                 JavaServer Facelets.                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: A NullPointerException is thrown from   *
    *                      the Facelets library.                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The Facelets library is unable to load tag libraries because
    the application class loader resource searching fails to
    return META-INF directories.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The application class loader resource searching has been
    updated to properly return META-INF directories.
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fixpaks 5.1.1.16, 6.0.2.23, and 6.1.0.13.
    Please refer to the recommended updates page for delivery
    information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PK50311

  • Reported component name

    WAS EXPRESS V6

  • Reported component ID

    5724I6300

  • Reported release

    61W

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2007-08-02

  • Closed date

    2007-08-10

  • Last modified date

    2007-08-10

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • CLASSLDR
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WAS EXPRESS V6

  • Fixed component ID

    5724I6300

Applicable component levels

  • R60A PSY

       UP

  • R60H PSY

       UP

  • R60I PSY

       UP

  • R60P PSY

       UP

  • R60S PSY

       UP

  • R60W PSY

       UP

  • R61A PSY

       UP

  • R61H PSY

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  • R61I PSY

       UP

  • R61P PSY

       UP

  • R61S PSY

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  • R61W PSY

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Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server - Express
General

Software version: 6.1

Reference #: PK50311

Modified date: 10 August 2007