Data View Upgrade - Create Files - Returns Error: ... java.lang.NullPointerException ... com.agile.khe.plm.upgrade.tools.NamedArray.remove(NamedArray.java:134) (Doc ID 1911557.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Agile Engineering Data Management - Version 6.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Find Step DTV Upgrade - Create Files - returns error
... java.lang.NullPointerException
... com.agile.khe.plm.upgrade.tools.NamedArray.remove(NamedArray.java:134)
... com.agile.khe.plm.upgrade.controler.UpgActionListenerFileErstellen.logDerivedMasks(UpgActionListenerFileErstellen.java:606)

STEPS to reproduce (error occurs in customer dump only)
---------------------
1. Configure JAVA_HOME pointing to jre1.7/jdk1.7 (32-bit or 64-bit)

2. Configure the Upgrade tool as described in the upgrade manual (at least for three dumps)
- upgref source dump (dump version equal to customers dump in current production Agile e6 version)
- upgref target dump (6130upgref)
- customer dump (copy of customers current production Agile e6 dump)

3. Start Upgrade tool GUI with command start_upg.cmd / start_upg.sh

4. On tab ACTIONS -> choose run pre-action scripts

5. On tab ACTIONS -> choose DTV-Upgrade

6. Press button "Create Files"

7. Receive error output:

2014-07-23 18:59:03 reading configuration file '../conf/dtvDD.xml' ...
2014-07-23 18:59:47 getting entity names ...
2014-07-23 18:59:47 1003 entities found.
2014-07-23 18:59:47 getting mask names ...
2014-07-23 18:59:47 6418 masks found.
2014-07-23 18:59:47 getting standard mask assignments ...
2014-07-23 18:59:48 889 direct entity/standard_mask assignments found.
2014-07-23 18:59:48 searching for mask calls ...
2014-07-23 18:59:49 8448 lines processed.
2014-07-23 18:59:49 searching for derived masks ...
2014-07-23 18:59:50 ERROR: an error occured while getting masks from database.
2014-07-23 18:59:50 ======== EXCEPTION_BEGIN =========
2014-07-23 18:59:50 java.lang.NullPointerException
2014-07-23 18:59:50 com.agile.khe.plm.upgrade.tools.NamedArray.remove(NamedArray.java:134)
2014-07-23 18:59:50 com.agile.khe.plm.upgrade.controler.UpgActionListenerFileErstellen.logDerivedMasks(UpgActionListenerFileErstellen.java:606)
2014-07-23 18:59:50 com.agile.khe.plm.upgrade.controler.UpgActionListenerFileErstellen.findDerivedMasks(UpgActionListenerFileErstellen.java:456)
2014-07-23 18:59:50 com.agile.khe.plm.upgrade.controler.UpgActionListenerFileErstellen.run(UpgActionListenerFileErstellen.java:183)
2014-07-23 18:59:50 java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:744)
2014-07-23 18:59:50 ======== EXCEPTION_END =========
2014-07-23 18:59:50 ERROR: A common error description is written to errordetails.log
2014-07-23 18:59:50 writing dtv_customizing.xml ...


Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms