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JR33965: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION IN ASSETIMPORTSERVICEIMPL WHEN PRUNING UNRE FERENCED LINK POINTS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A NullPointerException occurs during import of BG data, with
    the following stack trace:
    
    java.lang.Exception: java.lang.NullPointerException: null
        at
    com.ibm.xmeta.service.importexport.AssetImportServiceImpl.unset
    Refs(AssetImportServiceImpl.java:1290)
        at
    com.ibm.xmeta.service.importexport.AssetImportServiceImpl.prune
    LinkPoint(AssetImportServiceImpl.java:1079)
        at
    com.ibm.xmeta.service.importexport.AssetImportServiceImpl.prune
    UnreferencedLinkPoints(AssetImportServiceImpl.java:1635)
        at
    com.ibm.xmeta.service.importexport.AssetImportServiceImpl.prune
    ImportGraph(AssetImportServiceImpl.java:1050)
        at
    com.ibm.xmeta.service.importexport.AssetImportServiceImpl.doImp
    ort(AssetImportServiceImpl.java:518)
        at
    com.ibm.xmeta.service.importexport.AssetImportServiceImpl.impor
    tEObjects(AssetImportServiceImpl.java:230)
        at
    com.ibm.xmeta.service.importexport.AssetImportPojoBusiness.impo
    rtEObjects(AssetImportPojoBusiness.java:134)
        at
    com.ibm.xmeta.binding.importexport.impl.AssetImportBusinessBind
    ing.importEObjects(AssetImportBusinessBinding.java:88)
        at
    com.ibm.xmeta.client.importexport.impl.DefaultAssetImportClient
    .importEObjects(DefaultAssetImportClient.java:116)
        at
    com.ibm.bg.importexport.persistence.GlossaryImport.importEObjec
    ts(GlossaryImport.java:84)
        at
    com.ibm.bg.interchange.shared.GlossaryInterchangeImport.importE
    Objects(GlossaryInterchangeImport.java:113)
    
    The version of the XMeta code when this occurred was 8.1 with
    the JR33950 rollup patch applied.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    All Business Glossary Users on IS 8.1 that have JR33277
    installed
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    All Business Glossary Users on IS 8.1 that have JR33277
    installed will be unable to import Glossary Archive
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Apply patch JR33965.
    This change is included in 8.1 Fix Pack 1.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • BG users can now import Archive
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR33965

  • Reported component name

    WIS METADATA SE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36MS

  • Reported release

    810

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-08-11

  • Closed date

    2009-12-16

  • Last modified date

    2009-12-16

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • XMETA
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WIS METADATA SE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36MS

Applicable component levels

  • R810 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 December 2009