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PI39784: PUSH NOTIFICATION CAUSES THE APPLICATION TO CRASH ON EXIT ON ANDROID

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When the application is put to background or closed on the
    android device with Push Notification feature used, a crash is
    observed.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * The users of MobileFirst Android client with Push            *
    * Notification functionality                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When the Push notification functionality of MobileFirst      *
    * Platform is used on Android and the application is either    *
    * closed or sent to background the issue is intermittently     *
    * seen. The crash prompts the user to abruptly close the       *
    * application. The problem was due to usage of activity        *
    * context instead of application context with some of the      *
    * Google Cloud Messaging client calls                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * -                                                            *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix ensures that the application context with used with the
    google cloud messaging client rather than the activity context
    and hence ensuring that the crash doesn't occur.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI39784

  • Reported component name

    WL/MFPF ENTERPR

  • Reported component ID

    5725I4300

  • Reported release

    620

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-04-24

  • Closed date

    2015-07-01

  • Last modified date

    2015-07-01

  • 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

    WL/MFPF ENTERPR

  • Fixed component ID

    5725I4300

Applicable component levels

  • R620 PSY

       UP

  • R630 PSY

       UP

  • R700 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 October 2021