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PI51046: BATCHMANAGER SCRIPT WAS SHIPPED IN ASCII ENCODING ON Z/OS INSTEAD OF EBCDIC ON LIBERTY 8.5.5.7

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Due to a packaging error, the batchManager script was
    shipped
    
    in ASCII when it should be in EBCDIC for Liberty profile
    
    8.5.5.7.
    

Local fix

  • Convert the file to EBCDIC on the file system (e.g. using
    iconv).
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  z/OS customers                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: BATCHMANAGER SCRIPT WAS SHIPPED IN      *
    *                      ASCII ENCODING ON Z/OS INSTEAD OF       *
    *                      EBCDIC.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Script would not run on z/OS because it installed as ASCII
    ENCODING instead of EBCDIC.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The solution is to update the batchManagement-1.0.mf feature
    manifest to specify an ibm.file.encoding
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in fix
    pack 8.5.5.8.  Please refer to the Recommended Updates page for
    delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

  • Customer was able to use iconv to create and EBCDIC encoding of
    the script.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI51046

  • Reported component name

    LIBERTY PROF -

  • Reported component ID

    5655W6514

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-10-22

  • Closed date

    2015-11-06

  • Last modified date

    2015-11-06

  • 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

    LIBERTY PROF -

  • Fixed component ID

    5655W6514

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
06 November 2015