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IT36975: DELIMITER WITH TAB CHARACTER 0X09 IS CHANGED TO 0X00 AFTER MAP IS SAVED AND REOPENED.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Delimiter with tab character 0x09 is changed to 0x00 after map
    is saved and reopened.
    
    Simulation Steps:
    Create map with delimited type input
    Set delimiter (tag or element) to tab character 0x09
    Save map
    Reopen map and the delimiter character gets changed to 0x00
    
    Supporting Documentation/Asset Location:
    N/A
    
    Observations:
    This only happens in .mxl maps
    
    Expected Behavior:
    The delimiter should not change after saving.
    
    Business Impact:
    Customer has to change the character back as the last step
    whenever a map change is made.
    

Local fix

  • STRRTC - L3REQ-23418
    OAQ / OAQ
    Circumvention: Customer can save his map in map format instead
    of mxl format.
    

Problem summary

  •  Problem Description:
    
    Delimiter with the tab character 0x09 is changed to 0x00 after
    the map is saved and reopened.
    
    
    
    Simulation Steps:
    
    Create map with delimited type input.
    
    Set the delimiter (tag or element) to tab character 0x09.
    
    Save the map.
    
    Reopen the map and you will find the delimiter character changes
    to 0x00.
    
    
    
    Supporting Documentation/Asset Location:
    
    N/A
    
    
    
    Observations:
    
    This happens in .mxl maps only.
    
    
    
    Expected Behavior:
    
    The delimiter should not change after saving.
    
    
    
    Business Impact:
    
    Customer has to change the character back as the last step
    whenever a map change is made.
    
    
    
    Platforms Affected:
    
    All Platforms
    
    
    
    
    
    Users Affected:
    
    All customers using B2BI Map Editor.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    
    The behavior is now corrected. Delimiters using 0x09 or '\t' non
    printable character will be saved and it will load correctly in
    the Map Editor.
    
    A code fix is provided.
    
    
    
    Delivered in:
    
    6000007
    

Temporary fix

  •  No workaround
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT36975

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    600

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2021-05-20

  • Closed date

    2021-07-29

  • Last modified date

    2021-07-29

  • 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

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0600

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB02","label":"AI Applications"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SS3JSW","label":"Sterling B2B Integrator"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"600"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
30 July 2021