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PI77043: CLEARPROMPT FAILS IF WHEN NUMBER OF CHARACTERS FOR THE WHOLE STRING IS GREATER THAN 2069

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using IBM Rational ClearCase clearprompt.exe, you may find
    that it will fail if the number of characters is greater than
    2069.
    
    You may see the following in Microsoft Visual Studio debugger:
    "A buffer overrun has occurred in clearprompt.exe which has
    corrupted the program's internal state" when it fails.
    
    It may fail silently or it may exits with code 255 without
    showing the expected dialog.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of the ClearCase clearprompt utility.                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * The ClearCase clearprompt utility fails when the number of   *
    * characters of a string is greater than 2069 characters.      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 9.0.1.11 and 9.0.2.3
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI77043

  • 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

    2017-02-22

  • Closed date

    2020-12-22

  • Last modified date

    2020-12-22

  • 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

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

Document Information

Modified date:
23 December 2020