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Fast Formula Fails Compilation With APP-FF-33005: The Local Variable PEOPLE_<SEGMENT_NAME> Was Used Before Being Initialized (Doc ID 260414.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Payroll - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1 HRMS RUP5 [Release 11.5 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Problem Statement:

FastFormula compilation fails with errors similar to this:


APP-FF-34004: Element Input Validation:(FORMULA_NAME):1901/01/01 FAILED
APP-FF-33005: The local variable PEOPLE_(SEGMENT_NAME) was used before being initialized



The important factor that will confirm this is the issue encountered is the DBI name beginning with PEOPLE_

PEOPLE_(SEGMENT_NAME) is actually a database item (DBI), not a local variable. The application is not recognizing it as a database item.

This sql will confirm that the DBI is missing:

select * from FF_DATABASE_ITEMS
where user_name = 'PEOPLE_(SEGMENT_NAME)

--replace 'PEOPLE_(SEGMENT_NAME)' with your DBI name.

Cause

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