There is a bug in DATA-INTO whereby it does NOT handle empty JSON arrays.

It sounds like the same behavior I saw when reporting to IBM. They're hoping to fix by end of September - that didn't help me.

Open a PMR so you can be notified.

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From: RPG400-L [mailto:rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Steve Jones
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2018 9:14 AM
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Subject: Data-into countprefix

I have the following json ds & the data-into

Dcl-ds result qualified;
success ind;
num_count int(10);
Dcl-ds transactions dim(500);
transaction_id varchar(20);
transaction_type varchar(20);
amount packed(10:2);
Dcl-ds billing_address;
name varchar(80);
Dcl-ds created;
at varchar(25);
by varchar(40);

Clear result;
data-into result %Data(outFile
:'doc=file case=any allowmissing=yes -
allowextra=yes countprefix=num_')

I then check result.num_count > 0;
but it comes back as 0, yet there are 17 transactions.

I do a similar check in another program & the result.num_count works.

I am missing something, but I don't see it :-(

Steve Jones
H-P Products, Inc

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