PM81025: RUNNING A SHOW IN > PROGRAM CONTROL FLOW RESULTS IN NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION IN RDZ 8.5.1
A fix is available
Closed as program error.
APAR Error Description: Abstract: In Rational Developer for System z (RDz) version 8.5.1, running a Show in ? Program Control Flow results in error: java.lang.NullPointerException at com.ibm.dmh.programModel.DmhProgramModel.codeReviewCobolAvoidAcc ept(Unknown Source) Problem: To reproduce: 1a- open a COBOL program with copybooks containing ACCEPT statement, for example: ACCEPT WS-MYVAR FROM DATE. or 1b- open a COBOL program containing an ACCEPT statement, for example: ACCEPT WS-MYVAR FROM DATE. 2- right-click in the Editor and select Show in ? Program Control Flow: error is raised Local fix: There is no known workaround at this time in version 8.5.1.
When the COBOL source code in the editor contains an ACCEPT statement, running the Show in > Program Control Flow or Source > Show Unreachable Code features results in NullPointerException in RDz 8.5.1.
The features, which worked in RDz 8.5 and RDz 184.108.40.206 and did not work correctly in RDz 8.5.1, have been corrected to handle the ACCEPT statement properly again. The problem listed in this APAR has been resolved with IBM Rational Developer for System z V220.127.116.11 Fix Pack which is available from the Recommended Fixes support download page: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=2294&uid=swg27006335
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