IC93195: PCOM: ALL JAPANESE DOUBLE-BYTE CHARACTERS ARE DISPLAYED AS GARBAGE IF USING HCP 931 ON 5250 SESSION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If using HCP 931 on 5250 session, all Japanese DBCS characters
    are displayed as garbages on every screen.
    .
    Inf: HCP931 consists of SBCS for English and Japanese DBCS.
         Character set     Codepage       CCSID
    SBCS     101              37           8229
    DBCS    1001             300            300
    .
    

Local fix

  • Use popular Japanese Host codepage like 930
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All PCOM Japanese HCP931 users               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Garbage characters appear on the PCOM   *
    *                      emulator screen when Host code page     *
    *                      931 is used.                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When HCP931 is used with IBM Personal Communications emulator
    sessions, garbage characters appear on the screen. This Host
    code page is not being handled the same as other Japanese Host
    code pages.
    

Problem conclusion

  • PSCC.DLL, PCSCT.DLL, PCSCTNW.DLL, PCSEDIT.DLL, PCSFONT.DLL,
    PCSPCO.DLL, and PCSWS.EXE have been changed to handle HCP931
    in the same way as other Japanese Host code pages.
    
    Fix scheduled for PCOM 6.0.9 Refresh Pack
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC93195

  • Reported component name

    PCOMM V5 COMBO-

  • Reported component ID

    5639I700J

  • Reported release

    601

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-06-19

  • Closed date

    2013-07-31

  • Last modified date

    2013-07-31

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • PCSCC    PCSCT    PCSCTNW  PCSEDIT  PCSFONT  PCSPCO   PCSWS
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    PCOMM V5 COMBO-

  • Fixed component ID

    5639I700J

Applicable component levels

  • R601 PSY

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More support for:

Personal Communications

Software version:

6.0.1

Reference #:

IC93195

Modified date:

2013-07-31

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