• Subject: Re: accessing db2/400 data and issues with Packed fields
  • From: Madhavan <seawolf00@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 08:46:57 -0800 (PST)

If you use the AS400 type 4 driver and define and cast
the relevant columns as AS400PackedDecimal, you would
not have any problems !

--- Jack Levin <jlevin@icubed.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I am an AS/400 newbie and am looking into accessing
> data on the as/400 from a remote application (Java
> app on an App server).  Not sure which development
> platform we are going to use.  Mabye VAJ or
> JBuilder.
> 
> Anyway, the data I will be accessing (db2/400 data)
> is of the packed type.  Do I need to be concerned
> about this? In other words, do I need to do any
> special programming for that or is there a way to be
> abstracted from it?
> 
> Also, I was thinking of using DB2 Connect so I could
> have JDBC access to the data.  If I use DB2 connect,
> will that abstract me from the packed data issue?
> 
> If there is a better way, please share.
> 
> Any advice is so appreciated.
> 
> Thanks.
> --
> Jack Levin, jlevin@icubed.com
> 


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