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PM42173: S0C4 Abend From entry point strcmp(const char*,const char*) reported when running a BCL with a large number of steps

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • System abend S0C4 error reported when running a job with more
    than 280 steps and 10000+ statements in a RB.
    
    RUNPGM - ABEND=S0C4 U0000 REASON=00000011
    CEE3204S The system detected a protection exception (System
    Completion Code=0C4).
     From entry point strcmp(const char*,const char*) at compile
    unit offset +0000005C at entry offset +0000005C at address
    24B07BBC
    
    Workaround is to reduce the number of steps
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    There will be an abend error on mainframe when one BCL
    includes too many steps, even though very simple steps.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 7.1.1.9, 7.1.2.6
    and 8.0.0.2
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM42173

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE ZOS E

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2902

  • Reported release

    711

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-06-21

  • Closed date

    2012-04-06

  • Last modified date

    2012-04-06

  • 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

    CLEARCASE ZOS E

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2902

Applicable component levels

  • R711 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
06 April 2012