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PM92271: Rational Developer for System z (RDz) 8.5.1.2: Print a member in CARMA/Endevor fails with error 'INVALID NAME SPECIFIED'

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Rational Developer for System z (RDz) 8.5.1.2: Print a member
    in CARMA/Endevor fails with error 'INVALID NAME SPECIFIED'
    
    ***************************************************************
    Rational Developer for System z - RDz - 8.5.1.2
    Attempts to print some members in Endevor failed with error:
    'C1BM4100: E044 INVALID NAME SPECIFIED - ALLOWABLE CHARACTERS
    ARE: @, #, $, a-z, A-Z, 0-9, - and _' because incorrect
    characters are appended to the member name in the JCL.
    
    ***************************************************************
    Local fix:
    None
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: 01.RDz users who access the Endevor          *
    *                    repository using the IBM supplied RDz     *
    *                    Endevor RAM and make use of the Print     *
    *                    Member function.                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: 01.The RDz Endevor CARMA RAM Print      *
    *                         Member function sometimes fails      *
    *                         with error "INVALID NAME SPECIFIED"  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    01.The length of the member field in the CA Endevor CARMA RAM
       was defined as 8 characters whereas the length of the field
       in the CA Endevor API is 10 characters.  This causes invalid
       characters to sometimes be in the extra 2 characters.
    

Problem conclusion

  • 01.The RDz Endevor RAM configurations file is being changed to
       define the member name field as 10 characters.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM92271

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-07-02

  • Closed date

    2013-10-16

  • Last modified date

    2013-10-31

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • CRA0VCAD
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RD/Z HOST

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0723

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY UK98515

       UP13/10/31 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 8.5

Reference #: PM92271

Modified date: 31 October 2013