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PI43668: 'CLEARTOOL DESC -FMT '%[CONFIG_SPEC]P' HAS A HARD LIMIT OF 153097 CHARS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using a large config_spec with IBM Rational ClearCase UCM
    running:
    'cleartool describe -fmt '%[config_spec]p' stream:<STREAM>
    truncates the output when the config_spec is over 153097
    characters long.
    
    
    This can be seen by running the following commands on a UCM
    config_spec over 153097 characters long:
    # cleartool catcs | wc
    #  cleartool desc -fmt '%[config_spec]p' stream:<STREAM NAME> |
    wc
    
    WORKAROUND:
    None.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of ClearCase cleartool commands using "-fmt            *
    * %[CONFIG_SPEC]P".                                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * IBM ClearCase cleartool commands using "-fmt                 *
    * %[CONFIG_SPEC]P" may overflow its output buffer.             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 8.0.0.18, 8.0.1.11 and
    9.0.0.1
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI43668

  • Reported component name

    CC&CC MSITE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3300

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-06-24

  • Closed date

    2016-05-29

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-29

  • 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

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R801 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 September 2021