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PI24282: MISSING ERROR WITH EVIL TWINS IN CADENCE/CLEARCASE INTEGRATION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When working in the IBM Rational ClearCase/Cadence integration,
    you may not see an error message stating you are creating an
    evil twin directory or element.
    
    In Cadence, you may see the following:
    
    Info (ccase):  Creating parent directory element
    "/var/vob/test/ttestcc/vob/directory/
    symbol".
    Info (ccase):  Creating parent directory element
    "/var/vob/test/ttestcc/vob/directory"
    .
    Info (ccase):  Checking out parent directory
    "/var/vob/test/ttestcc/vob/units/counter_16/oa/counter_16".
    Error (ccase):  Unable to create directory element
    "/var/vob/test/ttestcc/vob/directory"
    
    If you create the element in command line, you will see the
    expected results:
    
    $ ct mkelem -c 'evil twin check' AAA.txt
    An evil twin of "AAA.txt" was detected in version "/main/1" of
    the
    directory.
    cleartool: Error: Unable to create element "AAA.txt".
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of the the IBM Rational ClearCase/Cadence integration. *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When working in the IBM Rational ClearCase/Cadence           *
    * integration, you may not see an error message stating you    *
    * are creating an evil twin directory or element.              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 8.0.0.15 and 8.0.1.8
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI24282

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2014-08-20

  • Closed date

    2015-06-25

  • Last modified date

    2015-06-25

  • 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

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSSH27","label":"Rational ClearCase"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"801","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
30 June 2020