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PH26821: DESCRIBING A CLEARCASE ELEMENT USING THE LEGACY GUI DOES NOT WORK ON ORACLE SOLARIS 11.X

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using the legacy IBM Rational Clearcase GUI to run a
    describe of an element on Solaris 11.x the GUI window is not
    shown and the command fails silently.
    Performing the same command 'cleartool descibe -g <ELEMENT> from
    the command line returns the followng error:
    
    /usr/atria/bin/cleardescribe1[48]: [: <SOLARIS VERSION NUMBER>:
    arithmetic syntax error
    /usr/atria/bin/cleardescribe1[64]: whence: dtterm: not found
    /usr/atria/config/ui/grp/term_display.sh[127]: -sb: not found
    [No such file or directory]
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of the native *nix Clearcase gui.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When using the native *nix Clearcase gui to run a describe   *
    * on a ClearCase element on Solaris 11.x the window is not     *
    * bought up and the command fails silently.                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 9.0.1.11 and 9.0.2.3
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH26821

  • 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

    2020-06-25

  • 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