PK87098: BIGDECIMAL.ROUND_HALF_UP RETURNS WRONG VALUE.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: N/A
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    
    The problem occurs due to long overflow of an intermittent value
    used in computing ROUND_HALF_UP rounding or ROUND_HALF_EVEN
    rounding invoking ROUND_HALF_UP rounding.
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • BigDecimal.ROUND_HALF_UP returns wrong value.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    1.4.2 SR13-3
    .
    The BigDecimal code has been updated to avoid overflow of an
    intermittent value used in computing ROUND_HALF_UP rounding.
    .
    To obtain the fix:
    Install build 20090626 or later
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PK87098

  • Reported component name

    JAVA(1.3/1.4 CO

  • Reported component ID

    5648C9800

  • Reported release

    42A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-05-21

  • Closed date

    2009-06-25

  • Last modified date

    2009-11-06

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

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

    PK93698

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    JAVA(1.3/1.4 CO

  • Fixed component ID

    5648C9800

Applicable component levels

  • R42A PSN

       UP

  • R42L PSN

       UP

  • R42W PSN

       UP

  • R420 PSN

       UP



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More support for:

z/OS family

Software version:

1.4.2

Reference #:

PK87098

Modified date:

2009-11-06

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