Informational request for Easytrieve compatibility with IBM APAR OA54807.
Researching if Easytrieve Plus and Easytrive Plus/IMS will be impacted or requires maintenance to support a z/OS APAR. IBM has released the z/OS maintenance for the Meltdown/Spectre CPU Vulnerability. One APAR OA54807 has holddata that requires that all ISV products be contacted, to make check if they need maintenance to support this APAR.
Easytrieve 11.6-c, Easytrieve 11.6
Our Easytrieve Sustaining Engineers did a parallel test with the IBM maintenance (APAR OA54807), and can report the following;
Easytrieve was tested for the Spectre/Meltdown impact. The impact was minimal, about 1% additional CPU usage. No problems were encountered.