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pega_rules_utilites fails to compile post Pega 7.2.2 update



Post update to Pega 7.2.2, the pega_rules_utilites library fails to compile.

Error Messages

1. ERROR in /com/pegarules/generated/ (at line 117)
tFactory.setAttribute(javax.xml.XMLConstants.ACCESS_EXTERNAL_DTD, "");
ACCESS_EXTERNAL_DTD cannot be resolved or is not a field
2. ERROR in /com/pegarules/generated/ (at line 118)
tFactory.setAttribute(javax.xml.XMLConstants.ACCESS_EXTERNAL_STYLESHEET, "");
ACCESS_EXTERNAL_STYLESHEET cannot be resolved or is not a field

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Update Pega 7.1.7 to Pega 7.2.2.
  2. Start the system.

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment.
An old version of Java 7 was used in this environment. The XMLConstants that were used by the pega_rules_utilities library in Pega 7.2.2 were not available in the old Java version.


Make the following change to the operating environment:

Upgrade to the current version of Java.

Published February 26, 2019 - Updated October 8, 2020

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