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PH15551: CHECKIN A CATEGORY FAILED IN CLEARCASE 9.0.1.6 INTEGRATED WITH CADENCE 6.1.7

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After upgrading ClearCase from 8.0.1.17 to 9.0.1.6 on RedHat 6 /
    7 machines
      checkout in integration with Cadence "Virtuoso
    6.17-64b.500.8.EHF2985⠝
      gets the following warning/error for checkout and checkin of
    existing "category"
    
    Error message:
    
    *WARNING* ddCatGetCatName: Was passed an Invalid Id
    (0x1b6c0b58).
    *Error* ddCatOpen: argument #2 should be a string (type template
    = "btt") - nil
    <<< Stack Trace >>>
     (... in CciMakeCategory ...)
     (... in ccaseConverDDToVCItems ...)
     (... in ccaseGuiCheckin ...)
     (... in unknown ...)
     (... in CciLMCheckinCB ...) CciLMCheckinCB("CciCategoryCheckIn"
    "clock_generator1" "clock_generator_top" "" "" ... )
     (... in ddsiLMCEval ...)
     (... in ddsLMCMenuItem ...)
    ddsLMCMenuItem(3 "CciCategoryCheckIn" "CciLMCheckinCB"
    ("clock_generator1" "clock_generator_top" "" "" "testTop"))
    

Local fix

  • Fallback to old version of ClearCase
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of the ClearCase Cadence Integration.                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * The ClearCase Cadence Integration may fail on checkin of a   *
    * category in ClearCase 9.0.1.6 integrated with Cadence 6.1.7  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase version 9.0.1.8
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH15551

  • 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

    2019-08-13

  • 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

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSSH27","label":"Rational ClearCase"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"901","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
23 September 2019