PM75088: DEPENDENT VARIABLE INCORRECTLY RESOLVES TO BLANK

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After applying PTF UK76539, if an independent variable is
    defined with VALUE REQUIRED = NO, it is set to BLANK when the
    value of the INDEPENDENT variable matches the defined
    dependency.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: TWS for zOS users running Variable           *
    *                 substitution.                                *
    *                 FUNCTION=JCL                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: A dependent variable is not set         *
    *                      with the correct value, when it         *
    *                      is positional and defined with          *
    *                      VALUE REQUIRED = NO.                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: APPLY THE PTF FIXING THIS APAR               *
    ****************************************************************
    If a dependent and positional variable is defined with VALUE
    REQUIRED=NO, it is set to blank even if the value of the
    INDEPENDENT variable matches.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The problem was due to an internal flag not checked; this flag
    should consider that the positional (?-var) variables must be
    substituted finally.
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Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM75088

  • Reported component name

    TIV WRKLD SCHD

  • Reported component ID

    5697WSZ01

  • Reported release

    602

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-10-16

  • Closed date

    2012-10-29

  • Last modified date

    2012-12-04

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

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

    UK83065 UK83066 UK83067 UK83069

Modules/Macros

  • EQQJHSLN
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TIV WRKLD SCHD

  • Fixed component ID

    5697WSZ01

Applicable component levels

  • R302 PSY UK83065

       UP12/11/27 P F211

  • R502 PSY UK83066

       UP12/11/27 P F211

  • R512 PSY UK83067

       UP12/11/27 P F211

  • R602 PSY UK83069

       UP12/11/27 P F211

Fix is available

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More support for:

z/OS family

Software version:

602

Reference #:

PM75088

Modified date:

2012-12-04

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