IZ89821: FIX ERROR OF INCORRECTLY RESOLVED SYMBOLIC LINK FOR IBM ISERIES SYSTEM

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: A symbolic link is not resolved to a real path.
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    mkdir /tmp/realpath
    ln -s /tmp/realpath /tmp/LINKTO
    cd /tmp/LINKTO
    Do some actions to access the symbolic link path
    touch /tmp/realpath/file
    Use getCanonicalPath() to access the file
    It will show a symbolic path, not a real path
    

Local fix

  • -Dsun.io.useCanonCaches=false
    The cache logic can be disabled by this property to prevent
    caching a wrong path.
    

Problem summary

  • The problem is caused when symbolic link is used in a particular
    senario on IBM iSeries system.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    5.0.0 SR12 FP3
    1.4.2 SR13 FP8
    .
    JAVA has been updated to prevent symbolic link error on IBM
    iSeries system.
    .
    To obtain the fix:
    Install build 20101029 or later
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ89821

  • Reported component name

    JAVA 5 CLASS LI

  • Reported component ID

    620500130

  • Reported release

    500

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-12-02

  • Closed date

    2011-01-05

  • Last modified date

    2011-01-05

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    PM27935

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    JAVA 5 CLASS LI

  • Fixed component ID

    620500130

Applicable component levels

  • R500 PSN

       UP



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Runtimes for Java Technology
Java Class Libraries

Software version:

5.0

Reference #:

IZ89821

Modified date:

2011-01-05

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