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PK93818: Upgrding a report from CRN Mr3 to Cognos 8.4 FP1 with component reference gives an error

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Customer has a CRN MR3 report with  several 'component layout
    reference'  and report validates and run fine in CRN MR3
                  -
    when this report is upgraded to Cognos 8.4 FP1, one of the
    component reference is removed out of several and rather whole
    block is put instead of component refernece and follwing error
    is displayed:
    
    "RSU-SPC-0111 An element with the reference layout component
    'SummaryBody' was expacted durring upgrade, and the reference
    was removed
    RSU-SPC-0074 The attribute 'name' was created becasue it is
    required to validte the upgraded report
    RSU-SPC-0095 Promblems were detected while upgrading , please
    ensure the original report validates in the original
    environment."
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Customers upgrading a report containing LCRs may be          *
    * affected.                                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * "RSU-SPC-0111 An element with the reference layout component *
    * 'TheLCR' was expacted durring upgrade, and the reference was *
    * removed                                                      *
    *                                                              *
    * The Layout Component Reference was having a problem when     *
    * being compared against a reference...  It turns out that a   *
    * reference variable within the LCR was actually the           *
    * problem...                                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence 8.4.1 Fix Pack *
    * 1                                                            *
    * or Upgrade to IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2 Refresh  *
    * Pack 1                                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The solution was to ensure that reference variables were cleaned
    up before we did the LCR checks.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PK93818

  • Reported component name

    COG8 BI REPORT

  • Reported component ID

    5724W12RS

  • Reported release

    840

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-08-13

  • Closed date

    2013-04-29

  • Last modified date

    2013-06-11

  • 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

    COG8 BI REPORT

  • Fixed component ID

    5724W12RS

Applicable component levels

  • R841 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 June 2013