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PM75236: Eclipse refactor functions (rename and move) fail on directories with ClearTeam Explorer

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using IBM Rational ClearTeam Explorer in Eclipse, the
    Refactor command (rename or move) on directories will fail with
    'java.lang.NullPointerException' and the operation does not
    complete.
    
    Step to reproduce:
    From within Eclipse, open a Java project that is under source
    control.
    Right click on a directory in the project and select 'Refactor'
    and either 'rename' or 'move.'
    
    
    Workaround:
    None
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    When using IBM Rational ClearTeam Explorer in Eclipse, the
    Refactor command (rename or move) on directories will fail
    with "java.lang.NullPointerException" and the operation does
    not complete.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase version 8.0.0.6
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM75236

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-10-17

  • Closed date

    2013-03-20

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-20

  • 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

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2900

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSN

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Document Information

Modified date:
20 March 2013