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can we hardcode a value in db2 load card instead of position

 
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ram_vizag

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:04 pm    Post subject: can we hardcode a value in db2 load card instead of position
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HI All,

Can we hard code a value instead of giving position?

I have a input file which needs to be loaded into a db2 table of which only few columns to be loaded from file and remaining columns to be hard coded( instead of mentioning starting/ending positions of input file) ?

is this possible and may I know how?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:01 am    Post subject:
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I have a input file which needs to be loaded into a db2 table of which only few columns to be loaded from file and remaining columns to be hard coded( instead of mentioning starting/ending positions of input file) ?


Can you not able to produce the load DS by using DFSORT , just take the input and BUILD it according to your syspunch and do a load?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:54 am    Post subject:
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ram_vizag wrote:
is this possible and may I know how?
Ram,

Take a look at the CONSTANT keyword in the LOAD statement. This might be possible if your DB2 version allows it.
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