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options(*exact) indicator should accept *on and *off

Declaring an indicator on a procedure parameter using options(*exact) restricts calling processes to passing in '1' and '0' literal strings. I think this should accept the special values *on and *off. This currently does not compile. I believe the...
3 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Is a defect

Allow ON-EXCP to use a simple qualified name

The invention of the enum structure is great for documenting return codes or exception IDs for particular purposes. These can be used on the ON-EXCP opcode to clarify the meaning of each message ID monitored. Qualification of structures (or enums)...
3 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Is a defect

Custom HTTP Header Fields Should Replace Supplied Defaults in the QSYS2 HTTP Functions

When using the QSYS2 HTTP functions, custom HTTP request fields can be supplied. These supplied fields should replace any defaults provided by the HTTP functions. For example, the HTTP request field "Host" is automatically supplied by the HTTP fun...
8 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Is a defect

Cursor Issues in LPEX editor V9.8 on Mac

There are multiple issues with cursor positioning in the LPEX editor on a Mac in version 9.8. These issues make using the product virtually unusable. Ending charactrs are not displayed when editing CL source, Editing RPG source is hit or miss on w...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Is a defect

HMC V10R2 - Serviceable events icon panel shows past closed events as open

Hi, We are currently running V10R2M1040. Like very much the new UI after upgrading from V9. Have noticed a few 'quirks' though, one being the following: When clicking on the spanner icon in the top right of the header, it opens the Serviceable eve...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 1 Is a defect

Add support for OEM Virtual Tape Libraries in IBM BRMS Statistics Report (GO BRMS Option 12,5)

Add support for OEM Virtual Tape Libraries in IBM BRMS Statistics report (GO BRMS Option 12,5) The “Bytes Written” column is all zeroes for virtual tape volumes We have no way to audit how much data was written to our OEM Virtual Tape Library volu...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Is a defect

DLTIMGCLG -- disks goes 100% busy

Deleting an image catalog and its related IFS.files using this command DLTIMGCLG IMGCLG(myImgClg) KEEP(*NO) causes the disks to be 100% busy. This simply kills the system, putting everything to a halt. And it can not be interrupted once started. I...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Install and Upgrade and Licensing 2 Is a defect

RDi: Fix block indentation feature

Issue 1 When indenting a block of code by highlighting the block and then pressing the Tab key, all of the selected lines are indented as expected, however, if the cursor is on a subsequent line (i.e. at the left hand margin of the next line) that...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Is a defect

efsenable should use a defined umask

When root is using the AIX default umask of 022 the command efsenable annd all other dependend commands work fine. If an other umask got used when using efsenable. For instance 077. The command efsmgr will not work when executed by a user,
about 2 years ago in AIX 2 Is a defect

mpstat - integer overflow in ILCS/VLCS

"mpstat -ht 1 | grep ALL" watching ILCS/VLCS (as taught by Earl Jew ;-). It looks like the code doesn't protect against integer overflow in at least the ILCS column.
over 2 years ago in AIX 2 Is a defect