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IC37276: ClearCase: The command cleartool lsactivity -fmt returns "clear tool: error: supplied buffer too small"

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The error below occurs when running the following clearcase
    command:
    cleartool lsactivity -fmt "%[versions]p\n"
    webo_dev@/vobs/webo_pvob
    
    Error:
    
    "cleartool: Error: Supplied buffer too small."
    

Local fix

  • This is product defect RATLC00608650.
    Use the command without -fmt option until the defect is fixed.
    

Problem summary

  • "cleartool describe -fmt" fails with:
    
    cleartool: Error: Supplied buffer too small.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 7.0.1.5 and 7.1.0.2
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC37276

  • Reported component name

    RATL CLEARCASE

  • Reported component ID

    5724F1400

  • Reported release

    ALL

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2003-09-02

  • Closed date

    2009-06-06

  • Last modified date

    2009-06-06

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL CLEARCASE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724F1400

Applicable component levels

  • RALL PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
06 June 2009