Passing Variable values within a Workflow may be incorrect when the value is shorter than its Variable name.

Document ID : KB000088171
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
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When a variable is inherited within a Workflow in the Post-conditions from a task to another task and the value of the variable is shorter than the variable name the stored value may not be correct.
 
When passing values from a parent prompt set to a child task using another prompt set the variable is not fully resolved.
 
Investigation

Example:
ParentPrompt: &BRANCH#=PROD
ChildPrompt: &BRANCH_S#=&BRANCH#
ChildJob: :p &BRANCH_S# returns PRODCH#
Cause:
Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: When a variable is inherited within a workflow in the post-conditions from a task to another task, it is possible that an incorrect value is stored, when the value is shorter than the variable name.
Resolution:
This field was added on 30/03/2017. This article has not been updated yet. Refer to the "Description" or "Workaround" sections for solution information.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Automation Engine 11.2.1 - Available
Automation Engine 11.1.3 - Available
Automation Engine 10.0.8 - Available
Additional Information:
Workaround :
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