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IT26968: BOOLEAN DATA TYPE GETS TRANSLATED AS SHORT-TEXT IN MS-ACCESS VIAODBC

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using multiple types of databases connected via ODBC in
    MS-Access,
    all the connections reference to tables with a Boolean data
    type,
    but when looking at the "translation" of the linked table coming
    from Db2
    the data type Boolean is translated to Text instead of a Numeric
    or even better a Boolean counter type.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * ALL                                                          *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to Db2 version 11.1.4.6 or later                     *
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Problem conclusion

  • First fixed in Db2 version 11.1.4.6
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT26968

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    B10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-11-14

  • Closed date

    2021-03-17

  • Last modified date

    2021-03-17

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

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

    IT35180

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSEPGG","label":"Db2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"11.1"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
18 March 2021