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JR34367: SPECIAL CHARACTERS IN NAME IN JOB CAUSING JOB COMPARE TO ABORT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Job compare tool aborting when comparing two jobs in different
    directories when a special character is in one of the jobs.
    

Local fix

  • This fix is included in 8.0.1 fix pack 3
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    clients on windows
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    Diff tool blows up with error like "Invalid character $...
    found in xml", it doing a cross platform compare the job
    picker dialog may appear to be "corrupted" and the user will
    not be able to choose a job.
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    user must install/upgrade to the relevent patch/product release.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The problem was fixed in 8.1 and that fix has been back ported
    into 801.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR34367

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    810

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-09-23

  • Closed date

    2009-10-27

  • Last modified date

    2010-12-09

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • DIFFTOOL
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R810 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
09 December 2010