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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 26, 2020

BAW generated DDL is not z/OS DB compliant

Issue #3 DDL format is not for DB2 z/OS: Source DDL generated doesn't conform

as required by standard DSNTEP2 (a program on mainframe- provided by

IBM with DB2) . If we had a custom DSNTEP2 that supported longer line

length that would alleviate the issue. IBM provides the source code for

the DSNTEP2 but no PL/1 compiler. Solution - update the program or fix

the source DDL generated by the BAW to conform to 72 byte lines lengths.

SEE Service Ticket # TS003495532

Idea priority Urgent
RFE ID 142644
RFE Product IBM Business Process Manager
  • Admin
    Gyanendra S Rathor
    Mar 19, 2024

    Thank you for submitting the idea ticket and could you please help us to clarify below queries :

    • Is the 72 byte lines lengths applicable to all SQLs or only store procedure?

    • Is it only because they use DSNTEP2? We use db2 command to execute the sql and we did not meet any problems.

  • Guest
    May 28, 2020

    Today 5/28/2020 we received this error when creating a new BAW 19 env.

    here's a case where a literal is greater than 72 bytes

    'Lock required for adding logs to bpm_repository_log and updating timestamp in bpm_project_subscription')

    This cased an error during the DDL execution.