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JR36285: XML STAGE ON PARALLEL CANVAS IS UNABLE TO RUN WITH IMPORTED XML TABLE DEFINITIONS, IF A ELEMENT NAME CONTAINS PERIOD IN IT.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If XML data contains period in the element name e.g.
    
    <first.name>John</first.name>
    
    and imported XML table definition is loaded to XML Stage in
    parallel canvas, the job will fail with following parsing
    error at run time:
    
    Type: Fatal
    User Name: dsadm
    Message:: XML_Input_1: Error occurred during
    initializeFromArgs().
    
    ...
    
    } is not a valid property list: Error parsing list for property
    "DSDescription"
    Error parsing list for property "DSIsKey"
    Error parsing list for property "DSDisplayWidth"
    Error parsing list for property "DSSQLType"
    Error parsing list for property "DSSQLPrecision"
    Error parsing list for property "DSDerivation"
    

Local fix

  • replace periods in element names w/ other character e.g. under
    score and reimport the table definition from the xml file.
    
    This fix is included in 8.0.1 fix pack 3
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    All 75x and 8.x users
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    PX does not allow a period in the element names
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Apply the patch
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • PX does not allow a period in the element names
    

Temporary fix

  • Apply the patch
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR36285

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-04-15

  • Closed date

    2010-05-17

  • Last modified date

    2010-12-09

  • 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

  • R801 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
09 December 2010