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Is Embedded Sign of COBOL valid in DB2?

 
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sundar28

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 4:07 pm    Post subject: Is Embedded Sign of COBOL valid in DB2?
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For a field declaration
10 CURRENT-BALANCE PIC S9(6).

the value -12858 is stored internally as 12852Q
where Q is treated as -8 to save space needed for the sign.

1. Will it be TRUE on testing for NUMERIC condition on all COBOL standards?

2. Can it be passed to a DB2 field?
then what is the equivalent DB2 field declaration?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 4:10 pm    Post subject:
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Hi !

Better post your question in the right forum-section.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 4:21 pm    Post subject: Re: Is Embedded Sign of COBOL valid in DB2?
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sundar28 wrote:
For a field declaration
10 CURRENT-BALANCE PIC S9(6).
the value -12858 is stored internally as 12852Q
where Q is treated as -8 to save space needed for the sign.
Not so much to save space, but just because that's how it's done...
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1. Will it be TRUE on testing for NUMERIC condition on all COBOL standards?
Absolutly, yes...
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2. Can it be passed to a DB2 field?
then what is the equivalent DB2 field declaration?
Absolutly, yes...How does DB2 expect a valid numeric field to be declaired?
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