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IT15518: GENMQPKG FAILS WHEN SOURCE DIRECTORY INCLUDES AT LEAST ONE BLANKSPACE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When running the MQ packaging utility genmqpkg in MQ 8.0, when
    the source directory includes at least one blank space, then
    genmqpkg fails.
    
    The output includes many instances of the errors:
    Invalid number of parameters
    0 File(s) copied
    The system cannot find the file specified.
    

Local fix

  • Use a source directory that does not have blank spaces.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users of IBM MQ V8.0 and later using genmqpkg scripts
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    Windows, Linux on x86-64
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    The genmqpkg.cmd script used to customize a redistributable
    client threw an error in the xcopy command if the source
    directory contained one or more space characters
    

Problem conclusion

  • The genmqpkg.cmd script has been modified to handle source
    directory that contains space
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v8.0       8.0.0.5
    
    The latest available maintenance can be obtained from
    'WebSphere MQ Recommended Fixes'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006037
    
    If the maintenance level is not yet available information on
    its planned availability can be found in 'WebSphere MQ
    Planned Maintenance Release Dates'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006309
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT15518

  • Reported component name

    WMQ BASE MULTIP

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7251

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-05-31

  • Closed date

    2016-11-11

  • Last modified date

    2017-03-10

  • 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

    WMQ BASE MULTIP

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7251

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
10 March 2017