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JR47963: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION HAPPENS ON JAX-RPC BINDING WITH ANY TYPE AND BUSINESS OBJECTS IN LAZY MODE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When you use a JAX-RPC binding with anytype that is
    implemented as simple type and business object in lazy mode, a
    NullPointerException might occur:
    
    
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.ws.sca.internal.webservice.mediator.RPCEncodedMediator.w
    riteRPCArrayDims(RPCEncodedMediator.java:770)
    
    at
    com.ibm.ws.sca.internal.webservice.mediator.RPCEncodedMediator.w
    riteRPCArray(RPCEncodedMediator.java:807)
    
    at
    com.ibm.ws.sca.internal.webservice.mediator.RPCEncodedMediator.s
    erialize(RPCEncodedMediator.java:582)
    

Local fix

  • Switch to eager parsing.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  IBM Business Process Manager V8.0.1         *
    *                  Advanced                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: When you use a JAX-RPC binding with     *
    *                      anytype that is implemented as simple   *
    *                      type and business object in lazy        *
    *                      mode, a NullPointerException might      *
    *                      occur:                                  *
    *                      Caused by:                              *
    *                      java.lang.NullPointerException          *
    *                      at                                      *
    *                      com.ibm.ws.sca.internal.webservice.medi *
    *                      ator.RPCEncodedMediator.writeRPCArrayDi *
    *                      ms(RPCEncodedMediator.java:770)         *
    *                      at                                      *
    *                      com.ibm.ws.sca.internal.webservice.medi *
    *                      ator.RPCEncodedMediator.writeRPCArray(R *
    *                      PCEncodedMediator.java:807)             *
    *                      at                                      *
    *                      com.ibm.ws.sca.internal.webservice.medi *
    *                      ator.RPCEncodedMediator.serialize(RPCEn *
    *                      codedMediator.java:582)                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    In lazy mode, the anytype JAX-RPC
    binding that is implemented as simple
    type is not recognized correctly in
    the request/response message.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available to resolve the NullPointerException on
    JAX-RPC binding.
    
    On Fix Central (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral), search
    for JR47963:
    
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Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR47963

  • Reported component name

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9400

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-10-01

  • Closed date

    2014-01-02

  • Last modified date

    2014-01-02

  • 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

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9400

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
02 January 2014