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The PUT function converts UTF-8 data to Native data.

Technote (troubleshooting)


UTF-8 data is converted to Native data when using the PUT function in WebSphere® Transformation Extender (WTX).


The PUT function converts UTF-8 data to Native data.


When using the PUT function the WebSphere Transformation Extender (WTX) engine calls an exit procedure. When the exit procedure is called WTX converts the data to Native.


The data is UTF-8 and the PUT function is used.

Diagnosing the problem

When using the PUT function with UTF-8 the output data is native.

Resolving the problem

WTX will convert the data to NATIVE when using the PUT function. To force the convert not to happen, you use CPACKAGE with this syntax:


Product Alias/Synonym

Ascential Mercator DataStage TX

Document information

More support for: Transformation Extender
Core Engine

Software version: 8.2,,,,,,,, 8.3,,,,,,, 8.4,,,,

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Platform Independent, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 1613013

Modified date: 06 March 2015

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