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PM47131: WRONG VALUES ARE DISPLAYED WHEN TRUNCATING A STRING WITH SPECIAL CHARACTERS LIKE GERMAN ? OR ?

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • Wrong values are displayed when truncating a string with special
    characters like German ? or ???when in a fact build source
    values like Bj?rn are inserted to a target table where the
    column is varchar (3 ) and the source is varchar ( >3) then hex
    values like ??? or squares in the target table instead of a
    truncated string like Bj? , this happen only when the position
    where the data to be truncated ( in this case the 3rd position)
    is a special character like a german umlaut ( ?, ?)??-issue was
    verified with an db2 and Oracle database.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM47131

  • Reported component name

    COG8 BI DATA MG

  • Reported component ID

    5724W12DM

  • Reported release

    840

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-09-05

  • Closed date

    2013-06-11

  • Last modified date

    2013-06-11

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • RA21 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 June 2013