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PM19722: DOORS Passwords with special characters will not work with RPE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • DOORS passwords with special characters will not work with RPE f
    or document generation. RPE 1.1.1.1 doesn?t accept passwords wit
    h double-quotes and other special characters (',.,?,?,;,?). Gene
    ration will take a very long time in status 'executing DXL' and
    will not come to an end.
    
    Issue is reproducible with following special characters:, . / ;
    ' [ ] \ ? ? ? : ' { } | used in password in DOORS and will not w
    ork with RPE for document generation .
    Document generation hangs and halts at line ?Running DXL C:\DOCU
    ME~1\ADMIN~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\RPE\temp\tmp DOORS\12807865025310\run
    DXL12807865025310.dxl? in the RPE console window.
    
    We can use such a password to login successfully to DOORS via DO
    ORS login window (GUI). If we pass the DOORS user password enclo
    sed within double chords (doors -u 'abish' -P '$abishzac') via b
    atch mode, then everything works fine except in the following sc
    enarios:
    
    A (?) in the beginning of the password string
    A (?) anywhere between the password string
    (\)as the last character of the password.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    DOORS Passwords with special characters will not work with
    RPE
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed incorrect function to allow special characters to work
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM19722

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC PUBL ENG

  • Reported component ID

    5724V98PE

  • Reported release

    110

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-08-03

  • Closed date

    2011-01-04

  • Last modified date

    2011-01-04

  • 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

    TLOGIC PUBL ENG

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V98PE

Applicable component levels

  • R110 PSN

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Document Information

Modified date:
24 October 2021