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PK88679: The error message 'Object reference not set to instance of an object' is displayed

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The error message 'Object reference not set to instance of an
    object' is displayed
    

Local fix

  • workarounds:
    
    1. Use All Work Items query.
    
    2. Modify the query to include DoorsProxy objects but sort the
    query so that the proxy objects are always at the end of the
    query results.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    From TFS you select a task in the "All Tasks" tab then in
    the DOORS link panel select and delete a link.
    
    The error message is then displayed.
    

Problem conclusion

  • There was a NULL condition that was not being handled and
    this was causing the exception.
    
    The code has been changed.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PK88679

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Reported component ID

    5724V61DR

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-06-12

  • Closed date

    2012-11-27

  • Last modified date

    2012-11-27

  • 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

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V61DR

Applicable component levels

  • R900 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational DOORS

Software version: 9.0

Reference #: PK88679

Modified date: 27 November 2012