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PH18960: SEGMENTATION FAULT RUNNING BINARY FILE BUILT IN DYNAMIC VIEW CONTEXT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Segementation fault is generated when unning an executable built
    within a dynamic view in IBM Rational ClearCase.
    The issue occurs on RHEL8.0 with CC901.8, it works fine on
    RHEL7.x
    
    An strace of the execution shows:
    execve("./cbfstool.bin", ["./cbfstool.bin"], 0x7fff5fcff600 /*
    47 vars */) = -1 ETXTBSY (Text file busy)
    --- SIGSEGV {si_signo=SIGSEGV, si_code=SI_KERNEL, si_addr=NULL}
    ---
    +++ killed by SIGSEGV +++
    
    WORKAROUND:
    Remove any 'touch' commands or similar prior to the execution of
    the binary.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of ClearCase on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0           *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * A Segmentation fault may occur when running an executable    *
    * built within a ClearCase dynamic view  on a Red Hat          *
    * Enterprise Linux 8 machine                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in ClearCase 9.0.1.9.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH18960

  • 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

    2019-11-07

  • Closed date

    2020-03-30

  • Last modified date

    2020-03-30

  • 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:
16 June 2021