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IT34771: DB2GETROWPARTNUM() API RETURNS WRONG RESULT FOR BINARY/VARBINARYCOLUMN AND NULL VALUE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • db2GetRowPartNum() API might return incorrect result, if the
    distribution key includes a BINARY and/or VARBINARY column and
    the input value for that column is NULL.
    
    Note: similar issue exists in sqlugrpn() and is also being
    fixed; but sqlugrpn() is deprecated since Db2 9.7, please use
    db2GetRowPartNum() instead
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users of Db2 db2GetRowPartNum() API                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 11.1 Mod 4 Fix Pack 6 or later        *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in DB2 Version 11.1 Mod 4 Fix Pack 6
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT34771

  • 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

    2020-11-03

  • Closed date

    2021-03-12

  • Last modified date

    2021-03-12

  • 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

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • RB10 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
03 May 2022