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IC86371: DEFINE A REPLICATE CAN CRASH THE SERVER IF A PARTICIPANT TABLE HAS A PRIMARY KEY THAT CONTAINS USER-DEFINED TYPES (UDT)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The 'cdr define replicate' command may cause assertion failure
    if a participant table has a primary key that contains a UDT.
    It can crash (SEGV) the Informix server with following assertion
    failure message.
    
    Assert Failed: No Exception Handler
      Who: Session(80, informix@localhost, 0, 0x97f35888)
                    Thread(205, CDRGeval1, 97f00290, 1)
                    File: mtex.c Line: 490
       Results: Exception Caught. Type: MT_EX_OS, Context: mem
       Action: Please notify IBM Informix Technical Support.
    
    The stack trace produced for the CDRGeval1 thread is as follows:
    
    
     (oninit) afstack
     (oninit) mt_ex_throw_sig
     (oninit) afsig_handler
     (Linux) <signal frame>
     (/lib64/libc-2.12.so) __GI_memset
     (oninit) stfltnull
     (oninit) rvaldataSmfloat
     (oninit) data2value
     (oninit) partcomp
     (oninit) fm_rowcomp
     (oninit) grouperScanUpdatePh2
     (oninit) grouperCompress
     (oninit) grouperEvalThread
     (oninit) cdrTrampolineThread
     (oninit) startup
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All platforms                                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Update to IBM Informix Server 11.70.xC6                      *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Problem Fixed In IBM Informix Server 11.70.xC6
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC86371

  • Reported component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5725A3900

  • Reported release

    B70

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2012-09-05

  • Closed date

    2017-06-19

  • Last modified date

    2017-06-19

  • 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

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5725A3900

Applicable component levels

  • RB70 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Informix Servers

Software version: B70

Reference #: IC86371

Modified date: 19 June 2017


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