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IC78089: DECFLOAT DATA MAY BE RETURNED INCORRECTLY WHEN SELECTED INTO INTEGER TYPES IN CLI APPLICATIONS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In some situations additional incorrect digits may be added when
    DECFLOAT data is selected into integer variables within CLI
    applications.  This behavior can appear to be random.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Any CLI application fetching DECFLOAT data into integer      *
    * types                                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * CLI applications that fetch DECFLOAT data into integer types *
    * may encounter situations where additional digits are added   *
    * to the integer value.  This behavior may appear to be        *
    * random.                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 v9.7 fixpack 5 or later.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in DB2 v9.7 fixpack 5
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC78089

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    970

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-08-11

  • Closed date

    2011-12-08

  • Last modified date

    2011-12-08

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

    IC78087

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • R970 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
08 December 2011