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JR33597: IS EE 8.1 : UNABLE TO COMPILE JOB WHICH USES DERIVATION EXP(-1) IN A TRANSFORMER STAGE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A DS EE job with the function Exp(-1) within the Transformer
    stage will not compile correctly.
    

Local fix

  • Several workarounds possible by changing the funciton to the
    following : exp(-1.0) or exp("-1") or exp(-1*1)
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users of Information Server 8.0.1 and beyond will see job
    compile failure.
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    Customers trying to make the exp() call with a constant value
    of-1 will result in the job compile failing.
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Install patch JR33597
    This change is included in 8.1 Fix Pack 1.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed the transform evaluation code to handle negative constant
    values in the match functions.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR33597

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    810

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-07-08

  • Closed date

    2009-07-31

  • Last modified date

    2009-12-18

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • SERVER
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R810 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
18 December 2009