SMP/e APPLY IEW2552E INVALID LENGTH FIELD

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Issue/Introduction

SMP/e APPLY CHECK of a PTF results in no error and COND 0 but APPLY fails with:

Multiple....
IEW2552E 4607 RECORD NUMBER  n OF THE CURRENT OBJECT MODULE HAS AN INVALID LENGTH FIELD.

Resulting in link-edit failure...
GIM23901E ** LINK-EDIT PROCESSING FOR SYSMOD sysmod FAILED FOR MODULE module IN LMOD loadmod IN THE SMPLTS LIBRARY
 

What is causing the SMP/e APPLY to fail with IEW2552E  INVALID LENGTH FIELD when the APPLY CHECK gave no errors?

Environment

z/OS

Resolution

The RECEIVED PTF is some how corrupted.
The binary PTF file may not have been properly or completely downloaded or uploaded.

Download the solution again from SUPPORT.CA.COM.
SMP/e REJECT, then RECEIVE and APPLY the solution.