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IC86827: DATE FORMAT "YYYY/MM/DD" IN FORM AND DATE INPUT AS YYMMDD WITH TWO DIGITS FOR YEAR, RETURNS "ERROR IN FIELD".

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • You have a 4GL program that runs on an environment where DBDATE
    is set to
    
      DBDATE=Y4MD/
    
    or where in a form, you have specified to use the format
    "yyyy/mm/dd" as in:
    
      ATTRIBUTES
      d1 = formonly.mydate type date, format = "yyyy/mm/dd";
    
    The program will return "Error in field" when attempting to
    enter a date specifying only the last two digits of the year as
    in
    
       120625
    
    while it will accept other formats such as:
    
       12/06/25   20120625 and 2012/06/25
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users of 7.50.xC6                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to 7.50.xC7 when available.                          *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC86827

  • Reported component name

    IBM INFORMIX 4G

  • Reported component ID

    5724C6680

  • Reported release

    750

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-09-25

  • Closed date

    2014-05-06

  • Last modified date

    2014-05-06

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • R750 PSN

       UP

  • R750 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Informix Tools
Informix 4GL

Software version: 750

Reference #: IC86827

Modified date: 2014-05-06