PM80843: COMP-3 FIELDS MAPPED TO A DB2 DATE COLUMN AS C(CHAR)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • CICS VT 2.1 incorrectly sets COMP-3 fields mapped to a DB2 DATE
    column as C (CHAR) rather than P (Packed).
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of CICS VSAM Transparency          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Auto-mapper incorrectly changes the     *
    *                      VSAM field type when a DB2 column       *
    *                      type is changed.                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    CICS VT incorrectly sets COMP-3 fields mapped to a DB2 DATE
    column as type C (character) rather than P (Packed).
    The problem arises when changing the DB2 column type
    during auto-mapper processing.
    

Problem conclusion

  • CICS VT is changed to ensure the VSAM field type is maintained
    correctly.
    200Y
    VIDMCPYE
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM80843

  • Reported component name

    CICS VSAM TRANS

  • Reported component ID

    5655Y0100

  • Reported release

    200

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-01-17

  • Closed date

    2013-03-28

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-03

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

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

    UK93281

Modules/Macros

  •    VIDMCPYE
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    CICS VSAM TRANS

  • Fixed component ID

    5655Y0100

Applicable component levels

  • R200 PSY UK93281

       UP13/04/18 P F304

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Document information


More support for:

CICS VSAM Transparency for z/OS

Software version:

2.1

Reference #:

PM80843

Modified date:

2013-05-03

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