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PI21355: IN RATIONAL DEVELOPER FOR SYSTEM Z (RDZ), COMPARING TWO FILES FAILS WHEN SELECTED DATA SET MEMBERS HAVE SINGLE RECORD FORMAT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In Rational Developer for System z (RDz), comparing two files
    fails when the selected data set members have single record
    format. As a result of this failure, compare tab is not
    displayed in editor, the selected files are locked and
    NullPointerException can be seen in the error log.
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • The RDz client failed to check the validity of a record format
    when the format was a single character, and stopped openeing the
    compare editor without unlocking selected resources for
    comparing.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The RDz client was fixed to handle single character record
    formats in the initialization of the compare editor, and release
    obtained locks when the initialization was end in failure.
    
    The problem listed in this APAR has been resolved with
    IBM Rational Developer for System z V9.0.1.3 Fix Pack which
    is available from the Recommended Fixes support download page:
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=2294&uid=swg27006335
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI21355

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    901

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-07-03

  • Closed date

    2014-08-22

  • Last modified date

    2014-08-22

  • 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

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0700

Applicable component levels

  • R901 PSY

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 901

Reference #: PI21355

Modified date: 22 August 2014