Den 15/07/11 16.27, Federico Vela skrev:

I have a text file processing software built with Java 6 on linux and
windows machines with DB2 LUW. I am testing it on an iSeries machine
(V6.1) with its instance of DB2.

When processing an (ISO-8859) text file (whose characters are presumably
converted to UTF-8 upon reading it in Java), that processes successfully
under linux and windows, I get a
Java converts to 16-bit Unicode internally when reading in characters. The encoding used, depend on the configuration where AS/400 defaults to ISO-Latin-1 (think this being an AIX machine), and all operations expect characters to be in ISO-Latin-1.

If you need the AS/400 to do character conversion on file system objects (including Unixy files under "/") you need to use jt400 and the IFSFile object.

If you need to create a file from scratch, use "touch -C 819 whatever.txt". You can then edit it and "cat >> whatever.txt" and it stays in code page 819 (which is ISO-Latin-1).

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