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PH11850: CLEARCASE MAIL NOTIFICATION TOOL - NOTIFY - CRASHES WITH A CORE DUMP IF MAIL PROGRAM DOES NOT EXIST OR RETURNS NON-ZERO RESULTS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Sending mail notification from IBM Rational ClearCase scheduled
    jobs fails with the notify application crashing if the
    underlying /bin/main program it calls to actually send email is
    not present or returns a non-zero exit status.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of ClearCase Unix jobs.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When ClearCase Unix jobs run and attempt to send status      *
    * emails, the notify program may crash if the mail program     *
    * fails.                                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase version 9.0.1.8
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH11850

  • 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

    2019-05-07

  • Closed date

    2019-09-23

  • Last modified date

    2019-09-23

  • 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

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Document Information

Modified date:
23 September 2019