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JR54005: YOU RECEIVE A NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION IN IBM PROCESS DESIGNER WHEN YOU ADD A VARIABLE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When you add a private variable to a business process definition
    (BPD) in IBM Process Designer and then try to save the change,
    you receive a NullPointerException and the following stack trace
     in the SystemOut.log file:
    
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
     at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.persistence.dao.BPDTransferDataH
    elperDAO.getXMLStringForPOVersionSummary(BPDTransferDataHelperDA
    O.java:573)
     at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.persistence.dao.BPDTransferDataH
    elperDAO.getXMLStringForPOVersionSummary(BPDTransferDataHelperDA
    O.java:87)
     at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.persistence.dao.VersionedPODAO.c
    reatePOVersionSummary(VersionedPODAO.java:650)
     at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.persistence.dao.VersionedPODAO.s
    aveInternal(VersionedPODAO.java:529)
     at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.persistence.dao.autogen.BPDTrans
    ferDataHelperDAOAutoGen.saveInternal(BPDTransferDataHelperDAOAut
    oGen.java:731)
     at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.persistence.dao.BPDTransferDataH
    elperDAO.saveInternal(BPDTransferDataHelperDAO.java:193)
     ... 166 more
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED
    IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) Advanced
    IBM BPM Standard
    IBM BPM Express
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • No additional information is available.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available that checks for NullPointerException and
    fixes the issue.
    
    On Fix Central (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral), search
    for JR54005:
    
    1. Select IBM Business Process Manager with your edition from
    the product selector, the installed version to the fix pack
    level, and your platform, and then click Continue.
    2. Select APAR or SPR, enter JR54005, and click Continue.
    
    When you download fix packages, ensure that you also download
    the readme file for each fix. Review each readme file for
    additional installation instructions and information about the
    fix.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR54005

  • Reported component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9500

  • Reported release

    750

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-08-04

  • Closed date

    2015-10-16

  • Last modified date

    2015-10-16

  • 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

  • R856 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 October 2015