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IT17217: SYSCAT.COLUMNS AND SYSIBM.SYSCOLUMNS MAY SHOW INLINE_LENGTH OF 0FOR A TABLE'S LOB COLUMNS

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • SYSCAT.COLUMNS and SYSIBM.SYSCOLUMNS may show INLINE_LENGTH of 0
    for a table's LOB columns following ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMN
    statements against the table. This issue can be seen when
    dropping a column earlier than a LOB column in the table
    definition.
    
    ie. when dropping a column of a table where the COLNO for the
    dropped column is less than the COLNO for a LOB column in the
    same table
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT17217

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    A10

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-09-26

  • Closed date

    2017-10-11

  • Last modified date

    2017-10-11

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

    IT17097

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

Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • RA10 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 October 2017