E-AE/CI: Custom Application Engine Program Crashed or Coredump at End with SIGABRT (Doc ID 660970.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.40 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Mar-2010***
***Checked for relevance on 30-Apr-2012***
***Checked for relevance on 03-Oct-2013***
SPECIFIC TO: Enterprise PeopleTools 8.4x/8.5x

This document was previously published as Customer Connection Solution 201065340



Symptoms

 

Customer ran a custom Application Engine program, which calls a Component Interface with a PeopleCode Step/Action. This Application Engine program  runs to Success but at the end, it crashed and dumped out. The following error is found in the log when this Application Engine program is run on unix:

....                                                                                 
Application Engine program PTE_UPDATE ended normally
10.19.30 Application Engine ended normally
643880: 1207232370: PSPAL::Abort: Unrecoverable signal received
643880: 1207232370: PSPAL::Abort: Location: /vob/peopletools/src/pspal/exception_sigaction.cpp:553: PSPAL::SigactionSignalHandler::UnrecoverableSignalHandler(int, siginfo_t *, void *)
643880: 1207232370: PSPAL::Abort: Generating process state report to /opt/apps/psoft/psdev89/appserv/prcs/psdev89/LOGS/psae.643880/process_state.txt
643880: 1207232370: PSPAL::Abort: Recursive call to Abort detected.  Terminating process now.

In process_state.txt file, it contain the following SIGABRT signal report

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Exception context:
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Signal: (6) SIGABRT - Abort

Signal information:
    Signal was generated by the kernel
    si_signo=6       (SIGABRT - Abort)
    si_errno=0  
    si_code=9        (<Unknown>)

Thread context:
    Bottom of stack: 0x0FFFFF0000000000
    Stack size:      0x000000FFFFFF7A90 (1099511593616)
    Stack flags:     00000000000000000000000000000000
                      01234567890123456789012345678901
                      0         1         2         3


    No linked thread context available


Exception location:
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Unable to determine exception location

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Cause

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