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JR35401: NONNUMERIC DATA WHEN NUMERIC REQUIRED. ZERO USED.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The customer reported getting the following informational
    message in the log of 80% of their jobs
    
    Program DSD.OshMonitor: Line 822, Nonnumeric data when numeric
    required.  Zero used.
    
    Although the jobs dont fail this message seems to indicate a
    malfunction in the product.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users running parallel jobs with a DataStage locale that has a
    non '.' decimal seperator
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    "Non-numeric when numeric required" warning appears in job
    log.
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    apply patch ifv affected
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • "Non-numeric when numeric required" warning appears in job
    log. caused by attempt to treat a string value e.g. "0.0"
    returned by JobMonApp as a number in the Basic program
    DSD_OshMonitor.B which was running with a French locale whihc
    use ',' as the decimal delimiter.
    Fixed DSD_OshMonitor.B to SET.LOCALE OFF to ensure the warning
    does not occur
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR35401

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    810

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-01-19

  • Closed date

    2010-02-22

  • Last modified date

    2010-02-22

  • 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

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R810 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 October 2021