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PM87132: NullPointerException thrown when clicking ESC key in Version Tree

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Pressing the ESC (escape) key in a Version Tree within IBM
    Rational ClearTeam Explorer integrated with IBM Rational
    Software Architect RealTime Enterprise will throw a
    NullPointerException in the error log.  Further operations in
    the same Version Tree window will succeed.  This is simply seen
    as an inconvenience for users.
    
    Workaround:
    None at this time.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    When a ClearTeam Explorer user is doing a diff in the
    ClearCase Version tree (diff vs other) and hits the escape
    key before the second selection is made, a null pointer
    exception is issued.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem is fixed in IBM Rational ClearCase 8.0.0.08 and
    8.0.1.01.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM87132

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-04-16

  • Closed date

    2013-09-24

  • Last modified date

    2013-09-24

  • 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

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2900

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational ClearCase

Software version: 8.0

Reference #: PM87132

Modified date: 24 September 2013