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IC71533: IMPORT WITH KEEPBLANKS OPTION MIGHT GENERATE A SQL3117W FOR NUMERIC COLUMN

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • If the IMPORT utility is invoked with the KEEPBLANKS modifier,
    and the first column in the data file is a numeric column (ie.
    smallint, int, bigint, float, real, decimal), and the data
    column value is padded with spaces before or after the numeric
    value, then Import will not parse the value as a numeric type
    but instead return a SQL3117W if the column is nullable, or
    reject the record if the column is not nullable.
    This problem only effects v95fp6, and v97fp2 and v97fp3.
    

Local fix

  • Remove space padding from around numeric column values in the
    data file.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All                                                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * If the IMPORT utility is invoked with the                    *
    * KEEPBLANKSmodifier,and the first column in the data file is  *
    * a numeric column(ie.smallint, int, bigint, float, real,      *
    * decimal), and the datacolumn value is padded with spaces     *
    * before or after thenumericvalue, then Import will not parse  *
    * the value as a numerictypebut instead return a SQL3117W if   *
    * the column is nullable, orreject the record if the column is *
    * not nullable.This problem only effects v95fp6, and v97fp2    *
    * and v97fp3.                                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to v95fixpak7. Since Import resides in the           *
    * DB2client-side libraries, upgrading client is sufficient.    *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in v95fp7
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC71533

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    950

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-09-28

  • Closed date

    2010-10-12

  • Last modified date

    2010-10-12

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

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

    IC71535 IC71536

Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • R950 PSY

       UP

  • R970 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 October 2010