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PI57453: GNUWIN32 CP.EXE : EXISTING DEST FILE NOT TRUNCATED

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When working in an IBM Rational ClearCase dynamic view and
    running the gnuwin32 cp.exe command, you may find that the file
    is not truncated correctly.
    
    WORKAROUND:
    
    Use the native OS copy command.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users who use the gnuwin32 tool set with the IBM Rational    *
    * ClearCase MVFS filesystem.                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When using cp.exe from the gnuwin32 tool set to copy a file  *
    * over an existing file stored in the IBM Rational ClearCase   *
    * MVFS filesystem, the target file may not be correctly        *
    * truncated in some circumstances.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A problem which could cause files to not be correctly truncated
    has been fixed in ClearCase versions 8.0.0.18, 8.0.1.11, and
    9.0.0.1.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI57453

  • 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

    2016-02-17

  • Closed date

    2016-05-31

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-31

  • 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

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 September 2021