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IT29479: A SELECT OF A VARCHAR(255) COLUMN WHICH USES CASE AND CONCAT WILL FAIL WITH ERROR 9628: TYPE (VARIABLE UDT, XID = 0) NOT FOUND

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • ENV : Linux 12.10.FC13 and 14.10.FC1
    
    A table created with
    
        create table test (id integer not null, name varchar (255));
    
    
    will fail when the following select statement is run â ¦
    
    select case when (a.id != 0) then a.name else a.name || 'aa' end
    name from test a
    
    Database selected.
     9628: Type (variable udt, xid = 0) not found.
    Error in line 1
    Near character position 62
    
    This fails with and without any rows being added to the table.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of IDS 12.10.xC13.                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * A select of a vachar(255) column which uses case and concat  *
    * will fail with error 9628: TYPE (VARIABLE UDT, XID = 0) NOT  *
    * FOUND.                                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in IDS 12.10.xC14.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT29479

  • Reported component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5725A3900

  • Reported release

    C10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-06-18

  • Closed date

    2019-09-23

  • Last modified date

    2020-02-19

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5725A3900

Applicable component levels

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 February 2020