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Output Post Processor Fails Due To java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: OutOfMemoryError, MEM_ERROR in deflate_init2 (Doc ID 734488.1)

Last updated on MARCH 16, 2019

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.5 to 12.0 [Release 11.5 to 12.0]
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (32-bit)
Oracle XML Publisher - Version: 11.5
Oracle XML Publisher - Version: 12.0
IBM AIX Based Systems (32-bit)
AIX Based Systems (32-bit)
EXECUTABLE:XDOREPPB - Generate PDF from XML output and given template
Checked for relevance on 07-DEC-2013


Certain XML Publisher related reports are failing though rerunning the same job makes it complete successfully and generates the expected output file.

The concurrent request log file of a failed job shows the following error:

+------------- 1) PUBLISH -------------+
Beginning post-processing of request <REQUEST ID> on node <NODE NAME> at 31-JUL-2008 15:15:38.
Post-processing of request <REQUEST ID> failed at 31-JUL-2008 15:15:38 with the error message:
One or more post-processing actions failed. Consult the OPP service log for details.

The Output Post Processor log file can be determine as per the instructions from <note 364547.1>  Troubleshooting Oracle XML Publisher for Oracle Applications 11i. Within this log file the following error is found:

[7/31/08 3:15:38 PM] [1021643:RT46820325] Executing post-processing actions for request 46820325.
[7/31/08 3:15:38 PM] [1021643:RT46820325] Starting XML Publisher post-processing action.
[7/31/08 3:15:38 PM] [1021643:RT46820325] 
Template code: <TEMPLATE NAME>
Template app:  <TEMPLATE APP>
Language:      en
Territory:     US
Output type:   PDF
[7/31/08 3:17:56 PM] [UNEXPECTED] [1021643:RT46820325] java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: <SID>:OutOfMemoryError, MEM_ERROR in deflate_init2
at Method)
at<init>( Compiled Code))
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.pdf.filter.DeflateFilter.deflate( Code))
at oracle.apps.xdo.generator.pdf.PDFStream.output( Code))
at oracle.apps.xdo.generator.pdf.PDFGenerator$ObjectManager.write( Code))
at oracle.apps.xdo.generator.pdf.PDFGenerator$ObjectManager.writeWritable( Compiled Code))
at oracle.apps.xdo.generator.pdf.PDFGenerator.closePage( Code))
at oracle.apps.xdo.generator.pdf.PDFGenerator.newPage( Code))
at oracle.apps.xdo.generator.ProxyGenerator.genNewPageWithSize( Code))
at oracle.apps.xdo.generator.ProxyGenerator.processCommand( Code))
at oracle.apps.xdo.generator.ProxyGenerator.processCommandsFromDataStream( Code))
at oracle.apps.xdo.generator.ProxyGenerator.close(
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.FOProcessor.generate(
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.runProcessTemplate(
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.processTemplate(
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.processTemplate(
at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.opp.XMLPublisherProcessor.process(

[7/31/08 3:17:09 PM] [OPPServiceThread1] Post-processing request 46824024.

The problem may occur in various situations. At least two have been identified:

Note: This is a port-specific issue that is only encountered on IBM AIX Based environments that make use of the J2RE 1.4.2 IBM AIX or later.


There are no changes performed on the environment.


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