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PM17249: CICS REXX XCTL COMMAND DOES NOT FREE STORAGE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • CICS Shared Storage is not released when using CICS REXX to XCTL
    to Interactive User Interface program IESFPEP. CICS REXX modules
    CICLOAD and CICPLGM issue Shared Storage getmains and do not
    issue freemain at task termination.
    Additional Symptom(s) Search Keyword(s): KIXREVxxx
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All.                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Storage leak when a Rexx exec XCTL's    *
    *                      to program IESFPEP.                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    An XCTL to program IESFPEP will cause a storage leak.
    Rexx/CICS code that would have FREEMAIN'd previously
    GETMAIN'd SHARED storage is not driven.  This could lead
    to a short on storage situation with DFHSM0131 being
    issued.
    Keywords(s): MSGDFHSM0131 SOS SM0131 SM0133 DFHSM0131
                 DFHSM0133 MSGDFHSM0133 MSGDFHSM0133
    

Problem conclusion

  • Rexx/CICS code has been modified to FREEMAIN SHARED storage in
    the event of a Rexx exec XCTL'ing to IESFPEP.
    

Temporary fix

  • FIX AVAILABLE BY PTF ONLY
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM17249

  • Reported component name

    CICSTS FOR VSE

  • Reported component ID

    564805400

  • Reported release

    B0P

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-06-24

  • Closed date

    2010-09-30

  • Last modified date

    2011-07-19

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    UK61423

Modules/Macros

  •    CICCP000 CICLOAD  CICREX1  WORKEXT
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    CICSTS FOR VSE

  • Fixed component ID

    564805400

Applicable component levels

  • RB0P PSY UK61423

       UP10/10/19 P E431

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 July 2011