PM83189: INSTALLATION MANAGER RELEASE AREAS CONTAIN ERRONEOUS FILES THAT ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR INSTALLATION ON UNIX OR LINUX PLATFORMS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Installation Manager release areas contain erroneous files that
    are not required for installation on UNIX or Linux platforms
    
    
    ClearCase 8.x
    Multiple UNIX and Linux Platforms
    
    
    Problem Description:
    
    Auditing files within the Installation Manager Repository began
    to indicate that there were Windows thumb.db files within the
    zip archives.  The files cannot be removed as the md5sum changes
    for the archive and the Installation Manager will fail the
    installation of ClearCase.
    
    
    Workaround:  None
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    Installation Manager release areas contain erroneous Windows
    thumb.db files that are not required for installation on
    UNIX or Linux platforms
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase 8.0.0.7 and 8.0.1
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM83189

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-02-19

  • Closed date

    2013-06-27

  • Last modified date

    2013-06-27

  • 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

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2900

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSN

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

Rational ClearCase

Software version:

8.0

Reference #:

PM83189

Modified date:

2013-06-27

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