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short dump in /SAPSRM/CL_CH_WD_MAP_IDENT method UPDATE_ACTIONS

Hi Experts,

In SRM 7 we are experiencing the following issue:
The Buyer changes a PO, changing the line item status from Required to Received, enters a reason for the change (Reason Code).
When the Buyer clicks the Order button, the system dumps.

The short dump occurs in /SAPSRM/CL_CH_WD_MAP_IDENT method UPDATE_ACTIONS.

Below is the short dump information from ST22:

Short text - Access via 'NULL' object reference not possible.

Termination occurred in the ABAP program "/SAPSRM/CL_CH_WD_MAP_IDENT====CP" -
in "UPDATE_ACTIONS".


The main program was "SAPMHTTP ".

In the source code you have the termination point in line 37
of the (Include) program "/SAPSRM/CL_CH_WD_MAP_IDENT====CM007".


The termination is caused because exception "CX_SY_REF_IS_INITIAL" occurred in
procedure "UPDATE_ACTIONS" "(METHOD)", but it was neither handled locally nor
declared
in the RAISING clause of its signature.

The procedure is in program "/SAPSRM/CL_CH_WD_MAP_IDENT====CP "; its source
code begins in line
1 of the (Include program "/SAPSRM/CL_CH_WD_MAP_IDENT====CM007 ".

This is the code beginning at line 37 of /SAPSRM/CL_CH_WD_MAP_IDENT method UPDATE_ACTIONS

CALL METHOD io_meta_consumer->get_action_metadata
EXPORTING
iv_set_type = lv_settype " header set type
iv_set_key = lv_header_guid " header guid
iv_action = ls_idr_action-action " action name
RECEIVING
rv_enabled = lv_enabled.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thanks,
Shari

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  • Posted on Nov 09, 2012 at 02:11 PM

    Hello Shari,

    your object io_meta_consumer is not intancied: check why.

    Regards.

    Laurent.

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    • Former Member

      Hi Laurent,

      Thank you for your prompt reply.

      Yes io_meta_consumer is not instantiated which is the cause of the short dump.

      Since this is an SAP program would you be aware of a Note that will address this issue?

      We have recently installed support packs 701 SP11 for Netweaver and 700 SP12 for SRM and did not have this issue before the installs.

      Regards,
      Shari

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