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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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.

ERROR
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$!csUnableToDeleteRev,82127815!csUnableToExecMethod,updateContentModification!syNullPointerException
intradoc.common.ServiceException: !csUnableToDeleteRev,82127815!csUnableToExecMethod,updateContentModification
*ScriptStack DELETE_BYREV_REVISION
3:doSubService,dID=85767371,dDocName=82127815DELETE_BYREV_REVISION,dID=85767371,dDocName=821278153:updateContentModification,dID=85767371,dDocName=82127815
....
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
  at intradoc.folders.FoldersUtils.setRevision(FoldersUtils.java:857)
  at intradoc.folders.FoldersFilterImplementor.updateContentModification(FoldersFilterImplementor.java:1410)
  at intradoc.folders.FoldersFilterImplementor.doFilter(FoldersFilterImplementor.java:165)
  at intradoc.shared.PluginFilters.filterWithAction(PluginFilters.java:114)
  at intradoc.shared.PluginFilters.filter(PluginFilters.java:68)
  at intradoc.server.DocServiceHandler.updateContentModification(DocServiceHandler.java:6199)
  at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor1268.invoke(Unknown Source)
  at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
  at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498)
  at intradoc.common.IdcMethodHolder.invokeMethod(IdcMethodHolder.java:86)
  at intradoc.common.ClassHelperUtils.executeMethodReportStatus(ClassHelperUtils.java:324)
  at intradoc.server.ServiceHandler.executeAction(ServiceHandler.java:79)
  ... 79 more


STEPS
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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

Cause

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