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IT24810: INCONSISTENT BEHAVIOUR EXECUTING ESQL EVAL(NULL)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When executing ESQL statement EVAL(user-defined property) and
    this UDP is NULL, IIB exhibits inconsistent behaviour depending
    on whether the service trace is
    enabled. If it is enabled, an exception is thrown with an error
    message "cannot convert NULL value to character". When the
    service trace is turned off, there is no exception.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    All users of IBM Integration Bus using EVAL statement of
    user-defined properties when the UDP is NULL
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    z/OS, MultiPlatform
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    When executing an ESQL statement, EVAL (user-defined property)
    and this UDP is NULL, IIB exhibits inconsistent behaviour
    depending on whether the service trace is enabled. If it is
    enabled, an exception is thrown with an error message "cannot
    convert NULL value to character". When the service trace is
    turned off, there is no exception.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The product behaves consistently with the service trace turned
    on or off. The service trace no longer throws an exception.
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v10.0      10.0.0.13
    v11.0      11.0.0.1
    
    The latest available maintenance can be obtained from:
    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=849&uid=swg27006041
    
    If the maintenance level is not yet available,information on
    its planned availability can be found on:
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=849&uid=swg27006308
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT24810

  • Reported component name

    INTEGRATION BUS

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0540

  • Reported release

    A00

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-05-02

  • Closed date

    2018-06-13

  • Last modified date

    2018-06-13

  • 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

    INTEGRATION BUS

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0540

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSNQK6","label":"IBM Integration Bus"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"10.0","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
13 June 2018