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PI94148: DOORS REQIF SCENARIO WHERE IMPORT PACKAGE WILL LOSE LINK INFORMATION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A specific scenario when a Database does not allow automatic
    generation of link module and there's several link modules with
    the same name can result in links being lost when data is
    imported.
    
    Steps to reproduce:
    
    On the DB properties make sure the "Disable automatic creation
    of link modules" option is checked.
    Set up following data in DOORS
    Project
     Folder 1
      Module A
      Links (link module)
    
     Folder 2
      Module B
      Links (link module)
    
     Folder 3
       Module C
       Links (link module)
    
    Note all link modules have the same name
    
    Create links from Module A to Module B using link module in
    Folder 1
    Create links from Module B to Module c using link module in
    Folder 2
    Create links from Module C to Module A using link module in
    Folder 3
    
    
    Create a ReqIF package that includes all data inc link module
    with full locks.
    
    Import the ReqIF package into a new DOORS project.
    You will receive a message that you were not able to create a
    new link module
    Note they there's only 2 linksets in the "links" module that has
    been imported
    Module C to Module A
    Module A to Moudle B
    
    The linkset from Module B to Module C is missing.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users/environments affected.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When automatic creation of link modules is disabled and      *
    * there are several link modules with the same name this can   *
    * result in links being lost when data is imported.            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Client side fix.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This has been resolved in the DOORS 9.6.1.11 release.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI94148

  • 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

    2018-02-22

  • Closed date

    2018-07-18

  • Last modified date

    2018-07-18

  • 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 #: PI94148

Modified date: 18 July 2018