Approval Of A Parent Page Asset Fails With "Approve Failed" Error (Doc ID 1918345.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Approval of a parent Page asset fails with "Approve Failed' error when one of its child Page has been set as an embedded reference in one of the parent Page asset's attributes.

Note this "Approve Failed' error also occurs for the parent Page asset if the child Page is linked as an association, or if the child Page is linked as an attribute of type Asset.

 

The sites.log shows an exception:

[fatwire.logging.cs.framework] Error: java.lang.NullPointerException invoking method GetPubDeps
java.lang.NullPointerException
    at java.lang.Integer.compareTo(Integer.java:1003)
    at com.openmarket.xcelerate.asset.DependentAsset.compareTo(DependentAsset.java:79)
    at java.util.ComparableTimSort.binarySort(ComparableTimSort.java:232)
    at java.util.ComparableTimSort.sort(ComparableTimSort.java:158)
    at java.util.ComparableTimSort.sort(ComparableTimSort.java:146)
    at java.util.Arrays.sort(Arrays.java:472)
    at com.openmarket.xcelerate.asset.DependentAssetSet.getList(DependentAssetSet.java:389)
...

Cause

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