E-PPR: Advanced Lookup Link in Lookup Prompt Crashes Application Server "GENEDIT.CPP" error (Doc ID 1940772.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.53 to 8.55 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When clicking on the magnifying glass button to trigger a lookup prompt for particular fields, and then clicking on the "Advanced Lookup" link, the application server crashes and kick the user out.

SAMPLE REPLICATION STEPS
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1. Have a page that has a EMAIL_ADDR field, with Edit Table on a view based on EMAIL_ADDRESSES
2. Access the page in PIA
3. Click on the lookup prompt icon for the EMAIL_ADDR field
4. Click on 'Advanced Lookup'


Sample Errors:
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13525: 1406583452: PSPAL::Abort: PSAFFIRM(nFormattedBufLen > _tcslen(lpszLocFormatted)) failed at /vob/peopletools/src/pssys/genedit.cpp, line 2134. Processing will abort.

5936: 1399964886: PSPAL::Abort: PSAFFIRM(nFormattedBufLen > _tcslen(lpszLocFormatted)) failed at E:\pt85307c-retail\peopletools\src\pssys\genedit.cpp, line 730. Processing will abort.
5936: 1399964886: PSPAL::Abort: Location: E:\pt85307c-retail\peopletools\src\pssys\dump.cpp:970: CPSAbortObserver::OnEvent
5936: 1399964886: PSPAL::Abort: Generating process state report to X:\PS\HCM\appserv\HCM\LOGS\PSAPPSRV.5936\process_state.txt
5936: 1399964886: PSPAL::Abort: Terminating process now.
6820: 1399965669: PSPAL::Abort: PSAFFIRM(nFormattedBufLen > _tcslen(lpszLocFormatted)) failed at E:\pt85307c-retail\peopletools\src\pssys\genedit.cpp, line 730. Processing will abort.
6820: 1399965669: PSPAL::Abort: Location: E:\pt85307c-retail\peopletools\src\pssys\dump.cpp:970: CPSAbortObserver::OnEvent
6820: 1399965669: PSPAL::Abort: Generating process state report to X:\PS\HCM\appserv\HCM\LOGS\PSAPPSRV.6820\process_state.txt
6820: 1399965669: PSPAL::Abort: Terminating process now.

Cause

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