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Display Module Information not available for objects compiled from IFS source

Enhancements have been made to support RPGLE and CLLE sources on the ifs. When compiling from the ifs, the source information seems not to be stored with the object. When I do a DSPMOD for an ifs compiled object, I don't see source info. This is a...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 10 Delivered

WRKJOB/DSPJOB OPTION(*OPNF) -- F5 should refresh the current screen instead of going back to the top.

When pressing F5 inWRKJOB OPTION(*OPNF)andDSPJOB OPTION(*OPNF)to update the open file information it always starts with the first page instead of the page you have scrolled to. Thus you have to scroll several pages till you come to the files you a...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 5 Delivered

Internationalization of EBCDIC environment (ILE)

For applications that need to be true global, then UTF-8 is the solution for today. However, converting a ILE application for UNICODE or UTF-8 is a time consuming and error prone task. The solution might be in between: using a ebcdic based charset...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 6 Delivered

DSPSYSSTS ASTLVL(*BASIC) : Show "system storage" in GB or TB.

DSPSYSSTS ASTLVL(*BASIC)Disk spaces have grown so large that reporting in MB is no longer feasable. DSPSYSSTS ASTLVL(*BASIC)Disk space: System storage (in 1,000,000 bytes) . . . . . . . . . . : +++++++ System storage used . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Delivered

a command to view the contents of a DTAQ (DSPTAQ)

An command to view the contents of a dtaq Use Case: DSPDTAQ mydtaq
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Delivered

Add AUTO-EXTEND Attribute to QUSCRTUS API

The only extra attribute that is not on the QUSCRTUS (Create User Space) API is the Auto-Extend Attribute. Since the overwhelming vast majority of end-user created user spaces need to be auto-extend, please add this property to the QUSCRTUS API. U...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 5 Delivered

Include TIME in LAST_DATE_TIME Used object attribute

The QUSROBJD and QGYOLOBJ APIs return the so called Last Used Timestamp. The field in the QSYSINC structure is literally named Last_Date_Time.However only the DATE is returned.The request is to either:(A) If that Time is being stored to return it ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Delivered

IBM i - iconv() - Unicode support enhancement (MS932 sequence)

Microsoft Unicode sequence support on iconv() is required.IBM i provides single 1399<->Unicode converter which complies Unicode standard, not the same as Microsoft conversion table.Thus, the result of conversion is different from 5035 (compa...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Delivered

Include text description in WRKHDWRSC output to *OUTFILE

When directing the output from WRKHDWRSC to *PRINT, it includes the text description of the resources. However, directing the output to *OUTFILE does not include text description for any resource. I would like you make the *OUTFILE output similar ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Delivered

Display Edit Description (DSPEDTD) command to enclose the ?Integer mask' attribute within apostrophes

We have encountered issues when compiling DSPFs and programs that use Edit Description 9 a number of times in the past when deploying changes to client servers. When displaying an Edit Description (DSPEDTD), the Integer mask value is NOT enclosed ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Delivered