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ZMF4ECL: Unable to edit some components containing hexadecimal characters in text editor



ID:    S143486
Published:    15 July 2021

Operating System(s)

  • Z/OS

Product(s)

  • ChangeMan ZMF
  • ChangeMan ZMF Client Pack
 

Description

A component contains embedded, non-display EBCDIC hexadecimal characters (e.g. x'05', x'17, etc.). This can be successfully edited in a ZMF4ECL Smart Edit session using the LPEX or language-specific editors.

However, if these are edited using a text editor results are unpredictable and can result in corruption of the hexadecimal data. Symptoms can range from receiving an 'Array index out of range: 34' when attempting to edit the SRC, a 'Data Stream Contents' warning message at an unexpected time or the hexadecimal characters being replaced with blanks.

Problem can be recreated using ZMF4ECL 8.2 Patch 5 Build 568 running against a ZMF 8.2 Patch 5 Server task.

Applies To

ChangeMan ZMF 8.2 Patch 5

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