• Subject: Re: Embedded SQL weirdness
  • From: "R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr." <rbruceh@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Jan 1999 08:38:35 -0500

Mark Lazarus wrote:

> 1)  If DBFLD is defined as 4 alpha and WRKFLD is 2 alpha, but the right 2
> positions are always blank (i.e. DBFLD = 'ZZ  ' and WRKFLD = 'ZZ'), should
> this get a hit?

You bet.  Padding takes place.

> 2)  If the program is not under commitment control but the program is
> compiled with the default COMMIT( *CHANGE ), should this affect the results
> of the update?

Only if the transaction is rolled back instead of commited.  Best to define in
the program your intention with EXEC COMMIT WORK.If the file is not journaled, 
won't work anyway.  If it was created by CREATE TABLE in a *real* collection, 
journal will be there.
R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr. -- IBM Certified AS/400 Administrator

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