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Cannot Delete WebCenter Content (WCC) Revisions if Content is Shortcut to a Folder (Doc ID 2461905.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2023

Applies to:

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


On : Content Server

When attempting to try to delete old revisions of content where latest revision is shortcut to a folder, the following error occurs.

intradoc.common.ServiceException: !csUnableToDeleteRev,82127815!csUnableToExecMethod,updateContentModification
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
  at intradoc.folders.FoldersUtils.setRevision(
  at intradoc.folders.FoldersFilterImplementor.updateContentModification(
  at intradoc.folders.FoldersFilterImplementor.doFilter(
  at intradoc.shared.PluginFilters.filterWithAction(
  at intradoc.shared.PluginFilters.filter(
  at intradoc.server.DocServiceHandler.updateContentModification(
  at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor1268.invoke(Unknown Source)
  at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
  at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
  at intradoc.common.IdcMethodHolder.invokeMethod(
  at intradoc.common.ClassHelperUtils.executeMethodReportStatus(
  at intradoc.server.ServiceHandler.executeAction(
  ... 79 more

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1) Perform New Checkin via browser
2) Checkout/checkin to create a 2nd revision
3) On the doc_info page of the document select create shortcut to folder (for the 2nd revision)
4) Select a folder and create shortcut.
5) Attempt to delete the first revision of document.
6) Observe error


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