Strtojavadate giving a Runtime Error and Cannot be Converted to Date Object [ERROR: the date string "xx/xx/xxxx" cannot be converted to date object with "MM/dd/yyyy"]

(Doc ID 2377595.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle BigMachines CPQ Cloud Service - Version 2014 R1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The strtojavadate() results in a runtime error:

ERROR: the date string "xx/xx/xxxx" cannot be converted to date object with "MM/dd/yyyy"

The function strtojavadate() is used without giving a time zone and if one of the contributing time zones uses daylight savings time.

Changes

 A time zone starts using daylight savings time.

Cause

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