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PM60949: Merge: element type with 'mergetype: copy' copies data from version that is not a contributor

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Headline:
    Merge: element type with 'mergetype: copy' copies data from
    version that is not a contributor
    
    Description:
    In UCM deliveries that are propagating complex interproject
    deliveries, merges can can have multiple
    contributing (FROM) versions in several streams. In these
    circumstances deliver has been seen to
    merge (copy) from a version that is not any one of the
    contributors.
    
    Workaround:
    Remove (uncheckout) the bad version, and manually merge from the
    appropriate version.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    There are two versions of functions verify_checkouts for
    GUI and CLI. In one case the new version of verify_checkouts
    was being called with GUI. As, part of this fix we went back
    to calling older version of verify_checkouts with GUI.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 7.1.2.7 and 8.0.0.3
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM60949

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    712

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-03-22

  • Closed date

    2012-06-25

  • Last modified date

    2012-10-01

  • 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

  • R712 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational ClearCase

Software version: 7.1.2

Reference #: PM60949

Modified date: 01 October 2012