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cleartool diff incorrectly reports: Warning: Directory has multiple names for the same object



This technote identifies an issue that can occur in IBM Rational ClearCase (CC) where running a cleartool diff generates the message [] warning:"Warning: Directory has multiple names for the same object"[] even though there is no object with multiple names.


Performing a cleartool diff incorrectly reports this message:

Warning: Directory has multiple names for the same object


This issue has been identified as a product defect, APAR PK78700.

Resolving The Problem

The defect has been resolved in ClearCase, and

The warning message can be safely ignored after checking that the directory in fact has no multiple names for the same object.

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018