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PI57857: CLEARTOOL CRASHES IF TOO MANY CHARACTERS INPUT IN FIND COMMAND'S-TYPE PARAMETER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When the IBM Rational ClearCase cleartool command is used to
    locate elements, if too many characters are input as arguments
    to the "-type" parameter, the cleartool command will crash.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of the Rational ClearCase cleartool command.           *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * IBM Rational ClearCase cleartool command could crash if an   *
    * excessively long string is passed as the -type argument      *
    ****************************************************************
    * 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

    PI57857

  • Reported component name

    CC&CC MSITE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3300

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-02-23

  • Closed date

    2016-05-27

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-27

  • 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:
27 May 2016