PM77828: FROMNUMBER FUNCTION MAY ROUND THE OUTPUT NUMBER WHEN USING A USER SPECIFIC DECIMAL FORMAT STRING

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The FROMNUMBER function may round the output number when using a
    user specific decimal format string.
    
    For example, the FROMNUMBER function may round the "999.99"
    value to "1000,00" instead of the expected "999,99" value.
    

Local fix

  • WTXCQ - WTX00041880
    EJ / EJ
    Circumvention: None
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    WebSphere Transformation Extender customers who use forrmat
    strings in data
    
    Problem Description:
    Incorrect output with user-specified number format strings.
    
    Platforms Affected:
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • We were not ensuring that the format string was NULL-terminated
    when we sent it to the format string conversion function.
    
    Delivered in:
    8.2.0.7, 8.3.0.6, 8.4.0.4
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM77828

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE DESIG

  • Reported component ID

    5724M4008

  • Reported release

    840

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-11-27

  • Closed date

    2012-12-18

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-27

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBSPHERE DESIG

  • Fixed component ID

    5724M4008

Applicable component levels

  • R820 PSY

       UP

  • R830 PSY

       UP

  • R840 PSY

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

WebSphere Transformation Extender

Software version:

840

Reference #:

PM77828

Modified date:

2013-03-27

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