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PH24953: CLEARTOOL COMMANDS PROMPTING FOR INPUT DO NOT RESPOND TO CTRL-C AND SOME OTHER SIGNALS UNTIL INPUT IS SUPPLIED.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using the IBM Rational ClearCase "cleartool" command,
    operations that prompt for comments will not respond to
    control-c, pipe failures, or certain other signals until the
    desired input is completely supplied.
    

Local fix

  • Forcibly kill the process with kill -9. The process will
    immediately exit.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of ClearCase cleartool.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Cleartool commands prompting for comments will not respond   *
    * to ctrl-c, sigpipes, etc., until after comment is completely *
    * supplied                                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 9.0.1.11 and 9.0.2.2
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH24953

  • 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

    2020-04-30

  • Closed date

    2020-12-21

  • Last modified date

    2020-12-21

  • 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

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

Document Information

Modified date:
23 December 2020