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Summary: this page lists:

  • impacts of changes made in CAST AIP 8.2.15 on Quality Model results
  • other impacts of changes made in CAST AIP 8.2.15

The changes listed assume that an upgrade from CAST AIP 8.2.14 to CAST AIP 8.2.15 has taken place.

Introduction

Each CAST AIP release provides new features which improve the value of the platform and justify an upgrade. However, there are a number of changes or improvements which can impact the measurement results/grades:

Below is a list of changes made to the current release of CAST AIP that are known to cause impacts to results. You can also consult Case Study - Measurement changes after upgrade for selected customer applications which provides a more detailed analysis based on a few sample applications.

Analyzing the root causes of impacts to measurement results/grades

The following is a general description of the steps that should be taken in order to compare pre and post upgrade results:

Impacts of changes made in CAST AIP 8.2.15 on Quality Model results post upgrade

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SCRAIP-33545 - Avoid using COMPUTE statement for elementary arithmetic operation - 7754

A bug has been discovered which is causing false violations to be reported for objects containing the syntax "COMPUTE A = FUNCTION NUMVAL(B)" - this is valid and should not raise a violation. This bug is now fixed therefore, after an upgrade to CAST AIP 8.2.15 and the generation of a post-upgrade consistency snapshot on the same source code, results may differ: no false violations for this specific situation.

Other impacts of changes made in CAST AIP 8.2.15