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PH02991: CLEARTOOL CATCS RETURNS "CLEARTOOL': MALLOC(): MEMORY CORRUPTION"

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Performing the IBM Rational ClearCase command "cleartool catcs |
    sed -n '/ûcm/q' on a large config_spec results in the following
    error:
    "*** Error in `cleartool': malloc(): memory corruption:
    0x00007f9488b07010 ***"
    
    This error is occurring in ClearCase version 9.0.1.4 and
    config_specs with approximately 450 lines on RedHat 7.5.
    
    WORKAROUND:
    None.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of the ClearCase "cleartool catcs" command.            *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * The ClearCase "cleartool catcs" command, piped to another    *
    * process (ex: cleartool catcs | head ) may fail.              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase version 9.0.1.5
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH02991

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    901

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-09-19

  • Closed date

    2018-11-16

  • Last modified date

    2018-11-16

  • 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

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2900

Applicable component levels

  • R901 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2021