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PM55178: cleartool file type utf16le_file are not added to source control correctly on mkelem and contents change on checkin

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • cleartool file type utf16le_file are not added to source control
    correctly on mkelem and contents change on checkin
    
    ClearCase 8.0
    
    
    RedHat 5
    
    
    
    To Reproduce:
    
    1)  Make a VOB/View combination
    
    2)  Create a file encoded with utf16le called test
    
    3)  cleartool file test
    test: utf16le_file
    
    4)  cp test test.orig
    
    5)  cleartool mkelem -nc test
    Created element 'test' (type 'utf16le_file').
    View private file 'test' was read-only. Added write permission.
    Checked out 'test' from version '/main/0'.
    
    6)  cleartool diff test test.orig
    Files are identical.
    
    7)  cleartool ci -nc test
    Checked in 'test' version '/main/1'.
    
    8)  cleartool diff test test.orig
    ********************************
    ??? file 1: test
    ??? file 2: test.orig
    ********************************
    -------------[changed 1]---------------|-------------[changed to
    1]------------
    ??????????                               | ????
                                          -|-
    stat test
      File: `test'
      Size: 7984
    
    stat test.orig
      File: `test.orig'
      Size: 7980
    
    Workaround:  None
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    cleartool file type utf16le_file are not added to source
    control correctly on mkelem and contents change on checkin
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase version 8.0.0.2
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM55178

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE UNIX

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2901

  • Reported release

    712

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-12-31

  • Closed date

    2012-04-05

  • Last modified date

    2012-04-05

  • 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 UNIX

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2901

Applicable component levels

  • R712 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
05 April 2012