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PM51956: CLEARTOOL DELIVER -RESUME CAUSES SPORADIC SEGMENTATION FAULTS ON MULTIPLE UNIX AND LINUX PLATFORMS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • cleartool deliver -resume causes sporadic segmentation faults on
    multiple UNIX and Linux platforms
    
    
    ClearCase 7.1.x
    
    
    SuSE 10 and 11
    Solaris 10
    
    
    
    Symptom:
    
    Issuing a ?cleartool deliver -resume? can cause a segmentation
    fault:
    
    Resume deliver
    FROM: stream 'dev_stream'
    TO: stream ?int_stream'
    Using target view: 'target-view'.
    Activities included in this operation:
    .
    .
    *** IMPORTANT ***
    Before completing this deliver or rebase operation, you should
    understand why this element is not visible.  If this element
    should be visible, cancel this operation, fix the problem, and
    re-run the operation.
    cleartool: Warning: X elements were skipped because they are not
    visible.  You should determine why they are not visible before
    you complete this deliver or rebase operation. If these elements
    should be visible, cancel this operation, fix the problem, and
    re-run the operation.
    Segmentation fault (core dumped)   ??????
    
    
    The backtrace is as follows:
    
    Core was generated by `cleartool deliver -resume'.
    Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
    #0  0xb5cf6c1e in getenv () from /lib/libc.so.6
    (gdb) #0  0xb5cf6c1e in getenv () from /lib/libc.so.6
    #1  0xb5cf32e0 in catopen () from /lib/libc.so.6
    #2  0xb708fab1 in cat_extractmsg ()
       from /opt/rational/clearcase/shlib/libatriaks.so
    #3  0xb7096619 in imsg_vsnprintf ()
       from /opt/rational/clearcase/shlib/libatriaks.so
    #4  0xb709732b in imsg_vsnprintf_taggable ()
       from /opt/rational/clearcase/shlib/libatriaks.so
    #5  0xb70976a3 in imsg_print_sharedv_util ()
       from /opt/rational/clearcase/shlib/libatriaks.so
    #6  0xb7093aa4 in imsg_print_sharedv ()
       from /opt/rational/clearcase/shlib/libatriaks.so
    #7  0xb7093e38 in imsg_print ()
       from /opt/rational/clearcase/shlib/libatriaks.so
    #8  0xb7dd62e8 in sumcmd_deliver ()
       from /opt/rational/clearcase/shlib/libatriasumcmd.so
    #9  0xb7f85c1f in cmdsyn_deliver ()
       from /opt/rational/clearcase/shlib/libatriacmdsyn.so
    #10 0xb7f73f44 in cmdsyn_do_command ()
       from /opt/rational/clearcase/shlib/libatriacmdsyn.so
    #11 0xb7f7419c in cmdsyn_execv_dispatch ()
       from /opt/rational/clearcase/shlib/libatriacmdsyn.so
    #12 0xb76bf7c0 in tool_main ()
       from /opt/rational/clearcase/shlib/libatriatool.so
    #13 0x080498ca in main ()
    
    
    Workaround:  None
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    cleartool deliver -resume causes sporadic segmentation
    faults on multiple UNIX and Linux platforms
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 7.1.1.9, 7.1.2.6
    and 8.0.0.2
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM51956

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    701

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-11-10

  • Closed date

    2012-04-05

  • Last modified date

    2012-04-05

  • 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

  • R701 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational ClearCase

Software version: 7.0.1

Reference #: PM51956

Modified date: 05 April 2012