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JR48598: NULL POINTER EXCEPTION ERROR OCCURS WHEN MIGRATING AN LSW_EM_TASK FROM TEAMWORKS V6.2 to IBM BPM V8.0.1.1

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When you migrate an LSW_EM_TASK, you receive a null pointer
    exception error if the task argument is longer than 1024
    characters
    

Local fix

  • need apar to fix
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  Customer who is using IBM BPM V8.0.1.1      *
    *                  Advanced, Standard, and Express             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: When you use upgrade_6x command to      *
    *                      migrate from Teamworks V6.2 and you     *
    *                      migrate an LSW_EM_TASK, you receive a   *
    *                      null pointer exception error if the     *
    *                      task argument is longer than 1024       *
    *                      characters. The event manager task      *
    *                      argument is saved in TASK_ARGUMENTS     *
    *                      instead of TASK_ARGUMENTS_STR in        *
    *                      table LSW_EM_TASK.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When you migrate an LSW_EM_TASK, you receive a null pointer
    exception error if the task argument is longer than 1024
    characters.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix for IBM BPM V8.0.1.1 is available that ensures the
    migration code reads the argument from ASK_ARGUMENTS column if
    TASK_ARGUMENTS_STR is null.
    
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Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR48598

  • Reported component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9500

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-11-25

  • Closed date

    2014-03-12

  • Last modified date

    2014-03-12

  • 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 STANDARD

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9500

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 March 2014