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MF58416 - LIC-INCORROUT Improve PASE getargs() and getevars() error ha

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LIC-INCORROUT Improve PASE getargs() and getevars() error ha


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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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To match AIX, PASE getargs() and getevars() should truncate
results in the string buffer instead of returning an error if a
pointer in the argv or environment array is set to zero.  Those
functions should also return a null string in the result buffer
and use errno EFAULT for an error copying strings from the
target process.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA43687 :
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The system is changed.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA43687 :
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None.


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PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
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Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R2M0
Licensed Program...............5770999
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR MA43687
Superseded by:......................
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C4276720


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Modified date:
15 April 2014