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PI78636: REBUILD MVFS FAILED WITH ERROR ON MVFS_MDEP_LINUX.C

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If you are rebuilding the MVFS on SLES 12 SP2 or Ubuntu 16.04.2
    LTS (Kernel 4.4.0-66-generic) host, you may see the following
    errors:
    
    CC [M]
    /var/adm/rational/clearcase/mvfs/mvfs_src/mvfs_mdep_linux.o
    /var/adm/rational/clearcase/mvfs/mvfs_src/mvfs_mdep_linux.c: In
    function  mvfs_linux_override_perms :
    /var/adm/rational/clearcase/mvfs/mvfs_src/mvfs_mdep_linux.c:2764
    :9:
    error: implicit declaration of function  inode_capable
    [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]
         if (inode_capable(VTOI(dvp), CAP_DAC_OVERRIDE) ||
             ˆ
    cc1: all warnings being treated as errors
    scripts/Makefile.build:258: recipe for target
    '/var/adm/rational/clearcase/mvfs/mvfs_src/mvfs_mdep_linux.o'
    failed
    make[2]: ***
    [/var/adm/rational/clearcase/mvfs/mvfs_src/mvfs_mdep_linux.o]
    Error 1
    Makefile:1420: recipe for target
    '_module_/var/adm/rational/clearcase/mvfs/mvfs_src' failed
    make[1]: *** [_module_/var/adm/rational/clearcase/mvfs/mvfs_src]
    Error 2
    make[1]: Leaving directory
    '/usr/src/linux-headers-4.4.0-66-generic'
    Makefile:184: recipe for target 'all' failed
    make: *** [all] Error 2
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of ClearCase dynamic views on SuSe 12 SP2 or Ubuntu    *
    * 16.04.2                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * On SuSe 12 SP2 or Ubuntu 16.04.2, an attempt to rebuild the  *
    * MVFS kernel module will fail with a compilation error.       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem is fixed in ClearCase versions 8.0.1.15, 9.0.0.5,
    and 9.0.1.1.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI78636

  • Reported component name

    CC&CC MSITE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3300

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-03-22

  • Closed date

    2017-09-13

  • Last modified date

    2017-09-13

  • 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

  • R801 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

  • R901 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
13 September 2017