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PI29042: CONTENTS OF FILE ARE ZEROED OUT WHEN DOING CTRL+S IN VERSION TREE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If you have checked out a file in IBM Rational ClearCase and
    then opened the Version Tree Browser, you may find that the
    contents of the file are zeroed out if you do a CTRL+S in the
    Version Tree.  If you checkin the file, the contents no longer
    exist.
    
    WORKAROUND:
    
    Save the file in an editor.  Then checkin the file in the
    Version Tree.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of IBM Rational ClearCase Version Tree Browser GUI.    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * If you have checked out a file in IBM Rational ClearCase and *
    * then opened the Version Tree Browser, you may find that the  *
    * contents of the file are zeroed out if you do a CTRL+S in    *
    * the Version Tree.  If you checkin the file, the contents no  *
    * longer exist.                                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 8.0.0.14 and 8.0.1.7
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI29042

  • 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

    2014-11-05

  • Closed date

    2015-03-19

  • Last modified date

    2015-03-19

  • 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"}],"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
01 May 2020