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DB2 - Problem description

Problem IC81994 Status: Closed

THE DB2_ALL COMMAND MAY FAIL WITH A KSH SYNTAX ERROR WHEN SINGLE QUOTES
APPEAR IN THE COMMAND.

product:
DB2 FOR LUW / DB2FORLUW / 970 - DB2
Problem description:
Problem Description: 
In DPF environment the db2_all command may fail with a ksh 
syntax error when a single quote appears within single quotes. 
For example : 
 
db2_all "db2 'values(current DBPARTITIONNUM)' " 
ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected. 
ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected. 
ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected. 
ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected. 
ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected. 
ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected.
Problem Summary:
**************************************************************** 
* USERS AFFECTED:                                              * 
* DPF customer using a single quote in db2_all command.        * 
**************************************************************** 
* PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         * 
* Problem Description:                                         * 
* In DPF environment the db2_all command may fail with a ksh   * 
* syntax error when a single quote appears within single       * 
* quotes.                                                      * 
* For example :                                                * 
*                                                              * 
* db2_all "db2 'values(current DBPARTITIONNUM)' "              * 
* ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected.  * 
* ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected.  * 
* ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected.  * 
* ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected.  * 
* ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected.  * 
* ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected.  * 
**************************************************************** 
* RECOMMENDATION:                                              * 
* Upgrade to DB2 9.7 FP6.                                      * 
****************************************************************
Local Fix:
Possible workarounds are : 
1. db2_all "db2 values\(current DBPARTITIONNUM\) "  or 
2. db2_all 'db2 "values(current DBPARTITIONNUM)" '
available fix packs:
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 6 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 8 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 9a for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

Solution
Problem was first fixed in DB2 9.7 FP6.
Workaround
not known / see Local fix
BUG-Tracking
forerunner  : APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following: IC84578 
follow-up : 
Timestamps
Date  - problem reported    :
Date  - problem closed      :
Date  - last modified       :
13.03.2012
25.06.2012
25.06.2012
Problem solved at the following versions (IBM BugInfos)
9.7.FP6
Problem solved according to the fixlist(s) of the following version(s)
9.7.0.6 FixList
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