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PI41513: REBASE LEAVES AN INVALID DBID IN VOB DATABASE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • rebase -dbaseline  sometimes removes a UCM internal hyperlink
    (Foundation) and does not remove
    all occurrences where this hyperlink was referenced by DBID,
    resulting in the following symptoms:
    
    C:\>cleartool diffbl -pred Release_15_05_2015.8072@\projects
    cleartool: Error: Baseline "Release_15_05_2015.8072" has no
    predecessor or foundation baseline.
    cleartool: Error: Cannot find the predecessor for baseline
    "Release_15_05_2015.8072" due to some unknown error.
    
    C:\>ucmutil dump_timeline -stream Release_Integration@\projects
    -component tools_prj@\projects
    baseline Release_15_05_2015.8072@\projects  15/05/2015 10:46:00
    AM
    rebase   Tools_15_05_2015_all_doc@\projects  15/05/2015 10:47:51
    AM
    rebase   ucmutil: Error: Database identifier (dbid) not found in
    database: "\projects".
    ucmutil: Error: Unable to get baseline.
    
    C:\>multitool mkreplica -export -work C:\TEMP\mkrepl -nc -fship
    rcssun10:development@\PI19286
    Enabling replication in VOB.
    Generating replica creation packet
    C:\shipping\ms_ship\outgoing\repl_original_2015-05-21T13.02.11+1
    0.00_6640_1
      - shipping order file is
    C:\shipping\ms_ship\outgoing\sh_o_repl_original_2015-05-21T13.02
    .11+10.00_6640_1
    Dumping database...
    51 hyperlinks dumped.
    52 hyperlink arrows dumped.
    2 oplog entries dumped.
    db_dumper.exe: Error: Unexpected error from database library (8)
    in "\atria\lib\db\db__dump.c" line 4162
    db_dumper.exe: Error: Error from libdb (8)
    multitool: Error: Could not dump database.
    multitool: Error: Replica creation terminated prematurely due to
    error -- aborting.
    

Local fix

  • Contact Rational Client Support for database repair
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of IBM Rational ClearCase Unified Change Management    *
    * (UCM).                                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When using IBM Rational ClearCase Unified Change Management  *
    * (UCM), in rare cases timeline entries can be corrupted by    *
    * mkbl and rebase operations.                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This issue has been fixed in ClearCase version 8.0.1.9
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI41513

  • Reported component name

    CC&CC MSITE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3300

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-05-20

  • Closed date

    2015-09-17

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-17

  • 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

    CC&CC MSITE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G3300

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2021