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PI92920: GROUPS LISTED AS "NOBODY" IN THE GROUP LIST OF NEW VOB'S, VIEWS AND ELEMENTS IF THEY HAVE OVER 8000 USERS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM Rational ClearCase version 9.x groups can list a group as
    "nobody" in the group list when creating new VOB's, views or
    elements.
    The issue is seen when the group listed as "nobody" has more
    than 8000 users in it.
    
    WORKAROUND:
    None.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of ClearCase configured with larg user groups.         *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * A bug in the AIX operating system causes call to             *
    * getgrgid_r()    to incorrectly report status when a group    *
    * doesn't fit in a 64k buffer.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase version 9.0.1.3
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI92920

  • Reported component name

    CC&CC MSITE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3300

  • Reported release

    901

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-01-25

  • Closed date

    2018-05-01

  • Last modified date

    2018-05-01

  • 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

  • R901 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2021