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PI13547: Rational Developer for System z (RDz): RDZ 9.0.1, Updating an USS File may result in an append instead of an update

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Rational Developer for System z (RDz): RDZ 9.0.1, Updating an
    USS File may result in an append instead of an update
    ***************************************************************
    Rational Developer for System z (RDz): RDZ 9.0.1, when updating
    an existing USS file the content is not overwritten but appended
    at the
    end of the file. This makes the USS file corrupted. The real
    content
    can be seen only using ISPF as RDz client does not show this
    problem.
    ***************************************************************
    Local fix
    None
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: 01.RDz users who edit USS files when the     *
    *                    following option is set:                  *
    *                    -Dbackupfiles=false                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: 01.When -Dbackupfiles is set to false,  *
    *                         edits and saves to a USS file        *
    *                         result in the new contents being     *
    *                         appended to the old.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    01.When -Dbackupfiles is set to false, edits and saves to a USS
       file result in the new contents being appended to the old.
    

Problem conclusion

  • 01.This has been fixed so that only the contents being edited
       get saved to the file.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI13547

  • Reported component name

    RD/Z HOST

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0723

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-03-12

  • Closed date

    2014-08-16

  • Last modified date

    2014-08-25

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • FEKFDST0
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RD/Z HOST

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0723

Applicable component levels

  • R900 PSY UI20613

       UP14/08/25 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 9.0

Reference #: PI13547

Modified date: 25 August 2014