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JR34381: ERROR "SYSTEM.NULLREFERENCEEXCEPTION" DURING EXPORT FROM THE DESIGNER.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Customer cannot perform export from the designer, getting error
    message : "System.NullReferenceException"
    Environment : Information Server 8.0.1 FP1 on AIX 5.3
    

Local fix

  • This fix is included in 8.0.1 fixpack 3
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    UNKNOWN
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    Exporting entire project - customer got a
    NullReferenceExceptionfrom RepositoryAccess.dll
    
    Discovered a call to GetStatusEx() could fail - returning null.
    This null was being passed into the constructor of another
    classe exception.
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Apply patch JR34381
    This change is included in 8.1 FP1
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Changes made to correctly test the result of GetStatusEx before
    constructing other class.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR34381

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-09-25

  • Closed date

    2009-10-06

  • Last modified date

    2010-12-09

  • 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

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
09 December 2010