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PI51878: DDLGEN SCRIPT IS SHIPPED IN ASCII INSTEAD OF EBCDIC IN LIBERTY 8.5.5.7

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The ddlGen script was erroneously shipped in ASCII instead
    of
    EBCDIC in Liberty 8.5.5.7.
    

Local fix

  • Convert the script locally to EBCDIC with iconv.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of the ddlGen script on zOS       *
    *                  systems                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The packaged ddlGen script was encoded  *
    *                      in ASCII for zOS instead of EBCDIC      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    A feature configuration was missing to indicate that this script
    should be encoded in EBCDIC for zOS
    

Problem conclusion

  • With this fix, a configuration update was made to indicate that
    this script should be encoded in EBCDC for zOS.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in fix
    pack 8.5.5.9.  Please refer to the Recommended Updates page for
    delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

  • The ddlGen script can be manually translated to EBCDIC and will
    then be able to be run on zOS.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI51878

  • 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

    2015-11-04

  • Closed date

    2015-12-07

  • Last modified date

    2015-12-07

  • 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:
07 December 2015