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PM45901: integer type values are overwritten if a imported attribute type with the same name already exist

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Problem
    integer type values are overwritten if a imported attribute type
    with the same name already exist
    
    To Reproduce
    - create 2 modules A ? B
    - create in each module an integer type definition (try use
    different values) and call both 'Test'
    - create in A one attribute based on integer type 'Test'
    - in module B import the created attribute
    - check the values of integer type 'Test' again
    
    Expected Results
    - at least a warning message or even an error message should
    appear
    
    Actual Results
    - original values of integer type definition are overwritten by
    the imported one withount any warning
    
    Possible Workarounds
    - check if type name already exist
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    Problem
    integer type values are overwritten if a imported attribute
    type with the same name already exist
    
    To Reproduce
    - create 2 modules A ? B
    - create in each module an integer type definition (try use
    different values) and call both "Test"
    - create in A one attribute based on integer type "Test"
    - in module B import the created attribute
    - check the values of integer type "Test" again
    
    Expected Results
    - at least a warning message or even an error message should
    appear
    
    Actual Results
    - original values of integer type definition are overwritten
    by the imported one withount any warning
    

Problem conclusion

  • The new Attribute Import Wizard now displays current ranges
    and displays the potential new range - the minimum that will
    encompass both source and target ranges - and allows the
    attribute to be selected or not for import.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM45901

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC DOORS

  • Reported component ID

    5724V61DR

  • Reported release

    920

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-08-17

  • Closed date

    2012-06-06

  • Last modified date

    2012-06-06

  • 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

  • R920 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational DOORS

Software version: 9.2

Reference #: PM45901

Modified date: 06 June 2012