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LI71802: DB2SETUP RUNS IN ENGLISH INSTEAD OF JAPANESE ON LINUX SYSTEMS WITH "LANG" SET TO "JA_JP.UTF-8"

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The db2setup does not recognize default LANG setting
    "ja_JP.UTF-8" on Linux systems like Suse 9 and runs in English
    only.  Also the db2setup's language cannot be overriden using -i
    option like "db2setup -i JP" either.
    

Local fix

  • Change the environment variable LANG to ja_JP.utf8 and then run
    the db2setup:
    
    export LANG=ja_JP.utf8
    db2setup
    

Problem summary

  • USERS AFFECTED:
    Users running db2setup on a Linux system with Japanese language
    setting.
    
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    The db2setup does not recognize default LANG setting
    "ja_JP.UTF-8" on Linux systems like Suse 9 and runs in English
    only.  Also the db2setup's language cannot be overriden using -i
    option like "db2setup -i JP" either.
    
    PROBLEM SUMMARY:
    The fix delivered in this APAR corrects the detection of the
    language setting. It applies to running the db2setup w/o -i
    option.
    

Problem conclusion

  • First fixed in DB2 UDB Version 9, FixPak 2 (s070210).
    

Temporary fix

  • See LOCAL FIX.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    LI71802

  • Reported component name

    DB2 UDB EXE LIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724E4904

  • Reported release

    910

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2006-11-24

  • Closed date

    2007-02-22

  • Last modified date

    2007-02-22

  • 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

    DB2 UDB EXE LIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724E4904

Applicable component levels

  • R810 PSN

       UP

  • R820 PSN

       UP

  • R910 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
08 January 2022