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PI70628: INCONSISTENCIES IN "CLEARTOOL DESCRIBE -FMT" OUTPUT FOR HYPERLINKS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • While describing a hyperlink in IBM Rational ClearCase the
    outputs receives is inconsistent depending on whether the "-fmt"
    flag is used or not.
    There are also differences when comparing the describe output
    with the output from "multitool lsmaster" also.
    
    These discrepancies occur for older hyperlinks that have had
    creation events scrubbed.
    
    WORKAROUND:
    None.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of hyperlink in ClearCase with "-fmt" flag.            *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * While describing a hyperlink in ClearCase with "-fmt" flag   *
    * no output is displayed as the events were already scrubbed.  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 9.0.1.10 and 9.0.2.2
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI70628

  • 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

    2016-10-13

  • Closed date

    2020-06-26

  • Last modified date

    2020-06-26

  • 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

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSSH27","label":"Rational ClearCase"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"801","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
27 June 2020