Milestone duration changed to 1 day if project is updated by XOG and the XOG write file excludes the milestone task

Document ID : KB000032852
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Problem:

 
Milestone duration is changed from 0 day to 1 day if a project is updated by XOG and an existing milestone task is taken out of the XML write file. 

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Create a project
  2. Create a milestone on the project
  3. Create 2 regular tasks change status to Completed and 100% complete
  4. XOG read the project (optionally) using the template prj_project_read.xml 
  5. From the output file generated from the read, remove the milestone task
  6. XOG write the project using the modified XML write file from the above step
  7. Review the milestone task in CA PPM

Expected Result:  The milestone task still shows 0 day duration

Actual Result: The milestone task shows 1 day duration

Environment:

Applies to CA PPM 13.2 through 14.2

Cause:

Caused by CLRT-76982

Resolution:

This issue has been resolved in 14.3

Workaround:

Do not exclude milestone tasks in project XOG write file 

Additional Information:

Reference CA PPM Resolved Defects Index for CA PPM 14.3