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PI53747: HANG IN DYNAMIC VIEWS CAUSED BY A RACE CONDITION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If you are working in IBM Rational ClearCase dynamic views on
    Microsoft Windows, you may experience a system hang that is
    caused by a race condition in the MVFS.
    
    This can occur on ClearCase 8.0.1.9 or later.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of IBM Rational ClearCase on Microsoft Windows         *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When building software in a ClearCase dynamic view on        *
    * Microsoft Windows, the system may encounter a deadlock and   *
    * hang.                                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A defect in a ClearCase synchronization function has been fixed
    to eliminate a deadlock, in ClearCase versions 8.0.0.18,
    8.0.1.11, and 9.0.0.1.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI53747

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-12-08

  • Closed date

    2016-05-31

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-31

  • 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 PSY

       UP

  • R801 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational ClearCase

Software version: 801

Reference #: PI53747

Modified date: 31 May 2016