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PH43429: SCRIPT DOES NOT RESPECT THE CD COMMAND

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • You are using IBM SPSS Statistics and performing front-end
    scripting in Python using the SCRIPT command syntax.  You note
    that the SCRIPT command does not seem to be taking your CD
    command into account and only works when you specify full paths.
    
    *** Setting a path.
    cd "C:\Survey Folder\Results".
    
    *** This works.
    script "C:\Survey Folder\Results\py3script.py".
    
    *** These almost always don't.
    script "py3script.py".
    script pythonversion = 3 "py3script.py".
    

Local fix

  • This issue will be addressed in a future release.
    
    An Interim Fix was developed for customers who need the fix
    prior to the next release.
    
    Download file:
    27.0.1-IM-S27STATC-ALL-IF025.zip
    
    Download URL:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/quickorder?product=ibm%2FI
    nformation+Management%2FSPSS+Statistics&fixids=27.0.1-IM-S27STAT
    C-ALL-IF025&source=SAR
    
    Note: Interim fixes are limited corrections to specific issues
    reported by one or more customers. They are normally sent only
    to customers who have reported one of the corrected problems,
    and who require  an immediate correction. Interim Fixes do not
    address customer enhancement requests, and not all defect
    corrections can be delivered as Interim Fixes. Due to their
    urgency Interim Fixes undergo only targeted testing of specific
    fixes, not full regression testing. If the fix is not urgently
    required, you may prefer to wait for a scheduled Fix Pack
    Release, which will be fully regression tested. Interim Fix
    corrections, once fully regression tested, are automatically
    included in a future Fix Pack.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of IBM SPSS Statistics 27.0.1.0.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See APAR Description                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * This issue has been addressed for IBM SPSS Statistics        *
    * 28.0.1.1.  Please update to IBM SPSS Statistics 28.0.1.1.    *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH43429

  • Reported component name

    SPSS STATISTICS

  • Reported component ID

    5725A54ST

  • Reported release

    S00

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2022-01-18

  • Closed date

    2022-02-07

  • Last modified date

    2022-02-07

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Fix information

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSLVMB","label":"SPSS Statistics"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"S00"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
08 February 2022