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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 22, 2021

Blob in CLLE

impossible to read in a clle pgm a file with a field blob

Use Case:

the mistake is in a clle pgm

i want read a file who have a field blob without using this field in my pgm

when you declare your file
on the compile spool

fiel is declare &ID3_PROD_DIR *CHAR 33
* CPI030A 10 Variable CL alphanumérique déclarée pour la zone LOB &ID3_PROD_

but when you read this file


you have this error

L'ouverture du membre SFW_PROD du fichier SFW_PROD dans QSYS2 a échoué.
Message CPF428A reçu par la procédure CHKSSO. (C D I R)
Application error. CPF428A unmonitored by CHKSSO at statement 0000002807,
instruction X'0000'.

Cause . . . . . : Le membre SFW_PROD du fichier SFW_PROD dans la
bibliothèque QSYS2 n'a pas été ouvert. Le code d'erreur correspondant est 1.
Les codes d'erreur et leur signification sont les suivants :
1 -- Le format pour le fichier SFW_PROD contient une ou plusieurs zones de
type LOB. Or, la demande d'ouverture n'indiquait pas que ce type de zone
pouvait être traité par l'utilisateur de l'ouverture.

i just want read this file , i m using the PROD_DIR
if it's not possible you must abort the compile !
Not create an error on read

ps :
i have open a ticket on support, but I dislike the response , for me it 's a bug !


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Nov 29, 2021

    Not only CL, RPG can not handle LOB data either. IBM does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed.

  • Guest
    Apr 12, 2021

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Languages - CL (Control Language)
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Accelerated Value Program (AVP)

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Core OS
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - Accelerated Value Program (AVP)