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How to convert 2 bytes into single byte in Cobol db2 program


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pkmurali
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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 1:41 pm
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Hi All

I try to code the below sql

Code:

Exec SQL

Select char(x:hv1) into :hv2 from sysibm.sysdummy1

End-exec.

01 hv1   x(02)  value '28'.
01 hv2   x(01).


But I am getting sqlcode -440 . If I run the same query in SPUFI . I am getting the required result. How to resolve this ?
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Nic Clouston

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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 5:43 pm
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Perhaps the DB2 that you run your SPUFI against is not the same as the one you run your 'other' query against and the two setups are not identical?
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pkmurali
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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 6:01 pm
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The difference is X'28' used in spufi,where as in program it is host variable.
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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2018 6:07 pm
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from the messages manual

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-440 NO AUTHORIZED routine-type BY THE NAME routine-name HAVING COMPATIBLE ARGUMENTS WAS FOUND


meditating on the routine-type and routine-name should give You a hint on how to proceed
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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:55 am
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Apologies it is not -440 it is -420. Is there any issue in my host variable declaration? BX'28' is 1 byte. But I declared 2 bytes. Is it possible in Cobol to convert 2 bytes to 1 byte. In SPUFI SQL I have used X'28'. Please correct me if I am wrong.
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PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2018 9:22 pm
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pkmurali wrote:
If I run the same query in SPUFI . I am getting the required result.

pkmurali wrote:
The difference is X'28' used in spufi,where as in program it is host variable.

If there is a difference, then IT IS NOT THE SAME !!!!! icon_evil.gif sterb050.gif
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Marso

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PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2018 9:28 pm
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pkmurali wrote:
Code:

Select char(x:hv1) into :hv2 from sysibm.sysdummy1

01 hv1   x(02)  value '28'.
01 hv2   x(01).

Because hv1 has value '28', then char(x:hv1) is equivalent to char(x'28')
Is that really what you think ???
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