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Null Indicator value -2 means in Embedded SQL Cobol program.

 
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deepak_shrivastava

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:27 pm    Post subject: Null Indicator value -2 means in Embedded SQL Cobol program.
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I have read in a book "Mainframe Refresher" that

"Value -2 in null indicator indicates that the column has been set to null as a result of data conversion issue".

Can any one please tell with example that when Null indicators value is set to -2 with example ?
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:51 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Null Indicator value -2 means in Embedded SQL Cobol program.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 07, 2016 2:12 am    Post subject:
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Note that you will have also gotten SQLCODE +802 on the query. You should use DSNTIAR to get the message with all tokens.
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