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PM54504: cleartool merge command will generate a NULL pointer under specific conditions

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Summary: under certain conditions where the flag '-opt' is used,
    the cleartool merge command operation could fail with
    Segmentation Fault error.
    
    Workaround: do not use the -opt flag
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    Under certain conditions where the flag '-opt' is used, the
    cleartool merge command operation could fail with
    Segmentation Fault error.
    

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

    PM54504

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE UNIX

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2901

  • Reported release

    712

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-12-15

  • Closed date

    2012-04-05

  • Last modified date

    2012-04-05

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    CLEARCASE UNIX

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2901

Applicable component levels

  • R712 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
05 April 2012