E-WL: Smart Update Fails to Install WebLogic 10.3 Patches when Using Command-Line Interface: Error: '"Thread-0" java.lang.NullPointerException...at java.io.File....'
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 01, 2017
Applies to:PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.50 to 8.53 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When installing a patch via the Smart Update (aka "bsu") tool, the following error is issued when using the command-line interface to apply patch:
STEPS TO RECREATE
The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
1. Go to <WL_HOME>/utils/bsu
2. Issue a command to install a patch. Example:
C:\Oracle\utils\bsu>bsu -install -patch_download_dir=C:\Oracle/utils/bsu/cache_dir -patchlist=D33T -prod_dir=C:\Oracle\wlserver_10.3
3. The above error is issued.
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