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PI43020: API DOCUMENTATION SHOULD WARN USERS THAT SOME FUNCTIONS MAY RETURN NULL RATHER THAN A A VALUE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Many methods in the Rhapsody API return objects
    (IRPCollections). However, in the cases where there is the
    collection is empty, the API returns NULL. So that the user
    knows to test for NULL values this should be made explicit in
    the documentation
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Rhapsody 8.1.2.1                                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * API DOCUMENTATION SHOULD WARN USERS THAT SOME FUNCTIONS MAY  *
    * RETURN NULL RATHER THAN A A VALUE                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in 8.1.5
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI43020

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC RHAPSODY

  • Reported component ID

    5724V74RP

  • Reported release

    811

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-06-15

  • Closed date

    2016-04-25

  • Last modified date

    2016-04-25

  • 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

    TLOGIC RHAPSODY

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V74RP

Applicable component levels

  • R812 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
25 April 2016