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SE72030: RDI 9.6.0.6 ILE RPG CONTENT ASSIST FAILS DUE TO ILLEGALARGUMENTEXCEPTION: COMPARISON METHOD VIOLATES ITS GENERAL CONTRACT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Using Rational Developer for i (RDI) 9.6.0.6 to edit ILE RPG
    with the Remote Systems LPEX Editor it can happen that the
    content assist does not provide complete results.  In the
    workspace Error Log a message like this may be seen:
    
    !ENTRY org.eclipse.ui 4 0 2019-08-23 14:02:21.151
    !MESSAGE Unhandled event loop exception
    !STACK 0
    org.eclipse.e4.core.di.InjectionException:
    org.eclipse.core.commands.ExecutionException: While executing
    the action, an exception occurred
    ...
    Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Comparison method
    violates its general contract!
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * ILE RPG developers using RDi to edit RPG source.             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * RPG Content Assist does not offer expected proposals.        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Using Content Assist (CTRL+SPACE) when editing RPG source does
    not produce the expected proposal choices and a
    IllegalArgumentException appears in the Error Log.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    SE72030

  • Reported component name

    RDI RPG AND COB

  • Reported component ID

    5724Y99RC

  • Reported release

    960

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-08-27

  • Closed date

    2020-02-18

  • Last modified date

    2020-02-18

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Modules/Macros

  • ContentA
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RDI RPG AND COB

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Y99RC

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU048","label":"IBM Software"}, "Product":{"code":"SSAE4W","label":"Rational Developer for i"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"960","Edition":""}]

Document Information

Modified date:
18 February 2020