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PI20520: USING A NON-ASCII LOCALE SETTING CAN CAUSE A JAVA ERROR DURING CLEARCASE REMOTE CLIENT OPERATIONS.

Fixes are available

Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 5 (8.0.1.5) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 12 (8.0.0.12) for 8.0
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 6 (8.0.1.6) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 13 (8.0.0.13) for 8.0
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 14 (8.0.0.14) for 8.0
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 7 (8.0.1.7) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 15 (8.0.0.15) for 8.0
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 8 (8.0.1.8) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 16 (8.0.0.16) for 8.0
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 9 (8.0.1.9) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 17 (8.0.0.17) for 8.0
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 10 (8.0.1.10) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 18 (8.0.0.18) for 8.0
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 11 (8.0.1.11) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 19 (8.0.0.19) for 8.0
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 12 (8.0.1.12) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 20 (8.0.0.20) for 8.0
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 13 (8.0.1.13) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 21 (8.0.0.21) for 8.0
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 14 (8.0.1.14) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 15 (8.0.1.15) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 16 (8.0.1.16) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 17 (8.0.1.17) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 18 (8.0.1.18) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 19 (8.0.1.19) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 20 (8.0.1.20) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 21 (8.0.1.21) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 22 (8.0.1.22) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 23 (8.0.1.23) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 24 (8.0.1.24) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 25 (8.0.1.25) for 8.0.1

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • On IBM Rational CCRC Server and CCRC clients where the locale
    (LANG) is set to non-ASCII on both (e.g: EN_US.UTF-8 or
    EN_GB.GB18030) a Java error like these may occur during normal
    client operations.
    
    java.io.IOException;Unknown content-type:text/plain/charset
    
    java.io.IOException: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: Invalid byte
    2 of 3-byte UTF-8 sequence
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of IBM Rational CCRC Server and CCRC clients with      *
    * locale (LANG) set to non-ASCII.                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * IBM Rational CCRC Server and CCRC clients with locale (LANG) *
    * set to non-ASCII on both (e.g: EN_US.UTF-8 or EN_GB.GB18030) *
    * generate an error.                                           *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix resolves the encoding issue on the CCRC WAN server side
    and it is transparent to customers (there is no additional
    effort required by customers).
    
    A fix is available in ClearCase versions 8.0.0.12 and 8.0.1.5
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI20520

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-06-20

  • Closed date

    2014-09-18

  • Last modified date

    2015-06-01

  • 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

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R801 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2021