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PI74159: DXL issue related to comparisons & referenced parameters can cause incorrect DXL output & issues with spreadsheet import

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • DOORS 9.6.1.7: A DXL issue related to comparisons and referenced
    parameters can cause incorrect DXL output and issues with
    spreadsheet imports.
    
    As a result of this DXL issue, DOORS 9.6.1.7 Client becomes non
    responsive while importing any
    Spreadsheet file (CSV or TSV) and doesn't import contents from
    the file.
    
    Steps:
    ====
    1.> Either create a new Module or open any existing Module in
    Exclusive Edit Mode.
    2.> Create a simple new CSV or TSV file ensuring that its
    formatted as per DOORS Import requirements. You can even export
    any existing DOORS Module to Spreadsheet (CSV or TSV) and use
    the same for importing into DOORS.
    3.> File -- Import -- Spreadsheet and navigate to the file you
    wish to import. Select options as appropriate in the Import
    Spreadsheet window and then click on Import.
    
    You will notice that DOORS Client would become non responsive
    and the memory consumption of 'doors.exe' keeps on increasing.
    
    Contents of the Spreadsheet never get imported into DOORS
    Module.
    

Local fix

  • If feasible, you can install and use DOORS 9.6.1.6 Client on
    just one machine to import the Spreadsheet file(s).
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users/environments affected.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * DOORS client becomes non-responsive while importing any      *
    * spreadsheet file and doesn't import contents from the file.  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Client side fix.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This has been resolved in the DOORS 9.6.1.8 release.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI74159

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Reported component ID

    5724V61DR

  • Reported release

    961

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-12-22

  • Closed date

    2017-12-14

  • Last modified date

    2017-12-14

  • 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

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V61DR

Applicable component levels

  • R961 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational DOORS

Software version: 961

Reference #: PI74159

Modified date: 14 December 2017