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PI39971: DIFFERENTIAL DIRECT UPDATE FAILS IF 'THUMBS.DB' FILE IS PRESENT IN THE WWW FOLDER OF THE APP.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Differential direct update fails on Android if 'Thumbs.db' file
    (or any other file that is filtered out during the APK buid
    process) is present inside the application web resources folder.
    

Local fix

  • Manually remove the file
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of hybrid android applications.                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * If a "Thumbs.db" file is present in the web resources, it is *
    * excluded from the APK file, but is included in the deployed  *
    * application. During differential direct update the           *
    * application attempt to locate this file and fails, failing   *
    * the direct update process.                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * -                                                            *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • "Thumbs.db" files will be ignored when building and deploying
    applications.
    

Temporary fix

  • Manually delete the "Thumbs.db" file from the application web
    resources.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI39971

  • Reported component name

    WL/MFPF CONSUME

  • Reported component ID

    5725I4301

  • Reported release

    630

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-04-28

  • Closed date

    2015-04-29

  • Last modified date

    2015-04-29

  • 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 CONSUME

  • Fixed component ID

    5725I4301

Applicable component levels

  • R630 PSY

       UP

  • R700 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 October 2021