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Re: SYSCOLUMNS returning garbage for COLUMN_TEXT



fixed

John, can you check your system QCCSID value? You probably do not want 65535...

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"John R. Smith, Jr." <smith5646@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


I am trying to retrieve column information for a file using SQL. The file
was created using DDS and has TEXT values as shown below. However, when the
below sql statement on a V7.1 machine, it returns garbage / unprintable
characters but it works on a V6.1 machine. Is the V7.1 machine missing a
PTF or something or what is different between V6.1 and V7.1?





==> Here is the DDS

R RTEST



FIELD1 10 TEXT('FIELD1')





==> Here is the SQL statement

SELECT SYSTEM_TABLE_NAME, SYSTEM_COLUMN_NAME, COLUMN_TEXT FROM SYSCOLUMNS
WHERE SYSTEM_TABLE_NAME = 'TESTPF'





==> Here are the results of the SQL on a V7.1 machine.

SYSTEM_TABLE_NAME SYSTEM_COLUMN_NAME COLUMN_TEXT

TESTPF FIELD1 ã ñ á < à





==> Here are the results of the SQL on a V6.1 machine.

SYSTEM_TABLE_NAME SYSTEM_COLUMN_NAME COLUMN_TEXT

TESTPF FIELD1 FIELD1

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