IY63366: DLSYM RETURNS NULL EVEN FOR VALID SYMBOL IN AIX520 ML-4 04/12/06 PTF PECHANGE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • dlsym returns NULL even for valid symbol in AIX520 ML-4
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems with the 5200-04 Recommended Maintenance package
    * installed that run programs that use dynamically loaded
    * modules.
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * Applications that use dynamically loaded modules may fail to
    * run.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IY63366 when available.  Prior to availability,
    * and emergency fix is available from:
    * ftp://service.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/iy63366/
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Error number is reassigned to local variable.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IY63366

  • Reported component name

    AIX 5L POWER V5

  • Reported component ID

    5765E6200

  • Reported release

    520

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    YesHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2004-10-12

  • Closed date

    2004-11-18

  • Last modified date

    2004-12-17

  • 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

    AIX 5L POWER V5

  • Fixed component ID

    5765E6200

Applicable component levels

  • R520 PSY U477819

       UP04/12/17 I 1000 ®

PTF to Fileset Mapping



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More support for:

AIX family

Software version:

520

Operating system(s):

AIX

Reference #:

IY63366

Modified date:

2004-12-17

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