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PM84127: RDz : Running Remote Search on PDS returns an incorrect result list

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Abstract:
    In Rational Developer for System z (RDz) version 8.0.3.3,
    running Remote Search on PDS returns an incorrect result list.
    
    Error description:
     To reproduce:
    
    1- On the Remote System Explorer, right-click on a PDS in a
    filter and select Search
    2- Select Dataset member and enter a content string (for example
    'PROG'), click on Search
    PDS in a filter and select Search
    2- Select Dataset member and enter a content string (for example
    'PROG'), click on Search
    3- RDz returns 5000 hits which is correct
    4- repeat step 2 until the result changes giving for example
    3000 hits or 1000 hits
    
    The Java heap on the server increases constantly and the result
    becomes incorrect when DISPLAY PROCESS command shows a java heap
    above 80%.
    
    Workaround:
     Disconnect and reconnect to get again the correct result.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: 01.All RDz users                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: 01.When doing a Remote Search on PDS,   *
    *                         customer has good response time and  *
    *                         correct results for about the 2/3    *
    *                         first searches.Then, for the next    *
    *                         searches (always on PDSs), the CPU   *
    *                         is getting higher (till 70-80%) and  *
    *                         results get wrong (Hits number       *
    *                         decreases significantly for initial  *
    *                         hits about 5000-6000, but for        *
    *                         initial hits about 20, results       *
    *                         remain OK).                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    01.The line information objects of the content search were
       persisted in the server.
    

Problem conclusion

  • 01.The RDz server was fixed to remove content line information
       objects after sending them to the client.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM84127

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-03-05

  • Closed date

    2013-07-15

  • Last modified date

    2013-08-05

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Modules/Macros

  • FEKFMAIN FEKFMAI6 FEKFMINE
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RD/Z HOST

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0723

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSY UK96308

       UP13/08/05 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 8.0.1

Reference #: PM84127

Modified date: 05 August 2013