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PM44971: The value '' does not clear reference_list field even replace value option is selected in ClearQuest 7.1.x

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • There is the 'Replace value' option in Import Tool preference in
    eclipse RCP client in ClearQuest version 7.1.x. However, The
    value '' does not clear reference_list field even replace value
    option is selected.
    
    The APAR PK71388 (RATLC01367112) was fixed in versions 7.0.0.4
    and 7.0.1.3, which you need to set the behavior flag
    'REPLACE_REF_LIST=TRUE' and use '' to clear reference_list
    field.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    There?is a Replace Value option in the ClearQuest Eclipse
    Client (RCP) Import?Tool.? This technote explains in more
    detail.
    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21121020
    However, the?value?"" (double quote double quote)
    does?not?clear?reference_list?fields even when the
    Replace?value?option is?selected.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearQuest 8.0.0.7.
    
    Users can now use "BLANK" to clear out reference_list fields
    when the Replace value option is selected on the ClearQuest
    Eclipse Client (RCP) Import tool.? Technote 1121020 has been
    updated with this new information.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM44971

  • Reported component name

    CLEARQUEST WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3600

  • Reported release

    711

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-08-03

  • Closed date

    2013-06-27

  • Last modified date

    2013-06-27

  • 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

    CLEARQUEST WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G3600

Applicable component levels

  • R711 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
27 June 2013