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    p_file_20 (with XML input): "Number of records specified ... is not numeric"

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 18.01

    Problem Symptoms:
    * Submitting p_file_20 (equivalent of service 'Patron Records / Patron Loader (file-20)) from the command line results in error message in p_file_20 report file:

    <msg-desc>Number of records specified in the input file is not numeric.</msg-desc>

    * Log file contains
    setenv p_input_file_type "ALEPH_SEQ"

    Parameter XML is missing, defaulting to ALEPH_SEQ for p_input_file_type

    * Add XML at the end of the submission string

    Example for parameter string containing XML


    before (defaulting to ALEPH_SEQ)


    Additional Information

    The following parameters were added to service "Patron loader (file-20)" in Aleph 18: * p_input_file_type (default: ALEPH_SEQ) * p_char_conv (default: ,, = NONE)

    Category: System Management (500)

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013