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PI30716: IN RATIONAL DEVELOPER FOR SYSTEM Z (RDZ) 9.1, A LONG MVS FILTER NAME WILL RESULT IN AN EMPTY LIST.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In Rational Developer for System z (RDz) 9.1, if you specify a
    long MVS filter name, no data set information will be displayed
    when the filter is expanded.
    

Local fix

  • Reduce the filter name by using * in it
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: 01.All RDz users                             *
    *                 02.All RDz users                             *
    *                 03.RDz administrators                        *
    *                 04.RDz Users who create Generation Data      *
    *                    Group (GDG)                               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: 01.When a long MVS filter name is       *
    *                         used, no data set information will   *
    *                         be displayed when the filter is      *
    *                         expanded.                            *
    *                      02.Rational Developer for System z      *
    *                         user gets error."command C_HRECALL   *
    *                         is not available"                    *
    *                      03.Logs related to locking data sets    *
    *                         are sometimes written to a wrong     *
    *                         user's ffslock.log.                  *
    *                      04.In defining a GDG with LIMIT = 3,    *
    *                         SCRATCH= YES, and adding 4 GDSs to   *
    *                         GDG, the view will still show 4      *
    *                         GDSs even though only 3 exist.       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    01.The RDz server added wild card characters to a given filter
       string which included wild cards to find datasets, so that
       the filter length was longer than the limitation of the
       filter string.
    02.The RDz server failed to handle the changes of dataset types
       when MIGRATE/HRECALL commands were issued.
    03.The file handle to write to ffslock.log is shared among all
       the connected users for a thread pool process of RDz server,
       and it refers to the ffslock.log for the last connected
       user.
    04.After adding a new Generation Data Set (GDS) to the GDG
       base, via the RSE view, the view is not updated correctly.
    

Problem conclusion

  • 01.The RDz server was fixed to use proper length filters.
    02.The RDz server was fixed to check the changes of dataset
       types properly.
    03.The code is updated to have each user to have a unique file
       handle to write to its own ffslock.log.
    04.Now, the RSE view is updated correctly when GDS is newly
       added to GDG base.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI30716

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    910

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-12-02

  • Closed date

    2015-03-19

  • Last modified date

    2015-04-01

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • FEKFMAIN FEKFMAI6 FEKFMINE
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RD/Z HOST

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0723

Applicable component levels

  • R910 PSY UI26082

       UP15/04/01 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 9.1

Reference #: PI30716

Modified date: 01 April 2015