PM46350: TLB FUNCTION DOES NOT DISPLAY SEQUENCE NUMBER CORRECTLY IF GREATER THAN 9999.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Ditto is not handling the HDR/EOF Data Set Sequence Number when
    it is greater than 9999 i.e. when it begins with ? to indicate
    sequence is represented as 3 byte binary.
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of Ditto/ESA for MVS Ver 1 Rel 3   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Tape file sequence number greater than  *
    *                      9999 is not being reported correctly in *
    *                      TLB (tape label display) function.      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the supplied PTF.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    TLB (tape label display) is not displaying
    the sequence number when this is greater
    than 9999.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Ditto/ESA is now correctly handling tape sequence number when
    it is in range 10000 through 65535.
    Note: In TLB function, the file sequence number in the summary
          report is now displayed as 5 characters with leading
          zeroes suppressed.
          In TB function, the file number field is now 5 characters.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM46350

  • Reported component name

    DITTO/ESA MVS

  • Reported component ID

    565510300

  • Reported release

    310

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-08-24

  • Closed date

    2011-09-16

  • Last modified date

    2013-02-07

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

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

    UK71961 UK71962 PM82367

Modules/Macros

  •    DITMSG00 DITMSJPN DITPTBRW DITTB    DITTPFN
    DITTPFN2 DITTPFN3 DIT0LVL
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DITTO/ESA MVS

  • Fixed component ID

    565510300

Applicable component levels

  • R310 PSY UK71961

       UP11/09/20 P F109

  • R320 PSY UK71962

       UP11/09/20 P F109

Fix is available

  • Select the PTF appropriate for your component level. You will be required to sign in. Distribution on physical media is not available in all countries.



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Document information


More support for:

DITTO

Software version:

310

Reference #:

PM46350

Modified date:

2013-02-07

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