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PI59063: VOB TAGS ARE CASE SENSITIVE WHEN USED IN AUTOMATIC VIEWS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using an IBM Rational ClearCase 8.0.1 automatic view on a
    host that is setup to be "case-insensitive" The VOB tag of VOB's
    will be "case sensitive"
    The view and the contents of the VOB are case-insensitive as
    expected so this is only affecting the VOB tag.
    
    WORKAROUND:
    None.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of ClearCase automatic views on Microsoft Windows      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When using an IBM Rational ClearCase automatic view on a     *
    * Windows host that is setup to be "case-insensitive", the VOB *
    * tags of mounted VOBs within the view will be "case           *
    * sensitive".                                                  *
    * The view and the contents of the VOB are case-insensitive as *
    * expected so this is only affecting the VOB tag.              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem is fixed in ClearCase 8.0.1.12 and 9.0.0.2.
    The MVFS case insensitive flag is now used when handling mounted
    VOB tags in automatic views on Windows.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI59063

  • 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

    2016-03-14

  • Closed date

    2016-09-15

  • Last modified date

    2016-09-15

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2900

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 September 2016