I have a data type which shows like:
PIC S9(11) COMP-3 and I have to convert this into a date format of mm dd yyyy.
Please let me know what function to use to get this.
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5 replies Latest Post - 2004-06-02T10:31:02Z by SystemAdmin
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Updated on 2004-06-02T10:31:02Z at 2004-06-02T10:31:02Z by SystemAdmin
Re: PIC Comp 3 data type2004-05-22T11:10:48Z in response to SystemAdminThanks,
I have a date field coming out of Mainframe as PIC S9(XX) Comp-3 where i used a sdk DataTypePicComp3 to convert into an internal format which yields a result of 0.
Now i have to use a Oconv to get it into mm dd yyyy . I have been trying several options but am not able to get it.
Please suggest what to do.
My process is :
date field coming out of Mainframe as " ..ag^.."
I use a sdk DataTypePicComp3 and conver it into a 0
Now whis OCONV function to use to get it into the desired format.
My transformer looks like ( for now) :
I understand that I have to use a OCONV/ICONV but please advise which one as I am not getting any results , I only get 0.
Re: PIC Comp 3 data type2004-05-22T22:29:24Z in response to SystemAdminYou've posted this in the DataStage EE MVS forum but you're talking about Oconv. Can you please verify whether you're asking about a mainframe job or a server job?
I, too, was at fault, because I referred to a stage type from a parallel job.
Re: PIC Comp 3 data type2004-06-02T10:31:02Z in response to SystemAdminPrashant,
when using transforms like DataTypePicComp3 be sure to have an unconverted mainframe file. Usually it has to be ftped down to your UNIX or WINDOWS server in binary format. Otherwise these fields get "converted" and you'll never be able to extract correct values.