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IV90804: OPENING A FILE IN AFS WITH O_CLOEXEC FAILS WITH AN EINVAL ERROR APPLIES TO AIX 7100-04 17/04/14 PTF PECHANGE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A file open with O_CLOEXEC flag in file systems not
    supporting 64-bit open flag fails with an EINVAL error.
    
    AFS and JFS, to name a few, are apparently affected with
    IV69062/IV73732 64-BIT SUPPORT FOR OPEN FLAGS.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-04 Technology Level with
    * any of the following filesets at or between the given levels:
    * MIN          MAX          FILESET
    * 7.1.4.0      7.1.4.31     bos.mp64
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * A file open with O_CLOEXEC flag in file systems not
    * supporting 64-bit open flag fails with an EINVAL error.
    * AFS and JFS, to name a few, are apparently affected with
    * IV69062/IV73732 64-BIT SUPPORT FOR OPEN FLAGS.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV90804.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • corrected the code to avoid EINVAL error, when a file open with
    O_CLOEXEC flag in file systems not supporting 64-bit open flag.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV90804

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2016-11-16

  • Closed date

    2016-11-17

  • Last modified date

    2017-04-14

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

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

    IV90904 IV92585

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U873043

       UP17/04/07 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 April 2017