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iACS system debugger required to use QGPL

Fail to start system debugger in iACS due to no permission to create objects in QGPL. After checked with IBM support team, *CHANGE permission required on QGPL. Unfortunately, our development environment allows to grant *USE to developer only due t...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Future consideration

Prepare the common OUTPUT parameter for all CL commands getting system information, *PRINT and/or *OUTFILE

Prepare the common OUTPUT parameter for all CL commands getting system information by either or both following extension.Currently there are 2 types of CL commands, *PRINT or *OUTFILE for the parameter and it is not standardized. A. Extend all CL ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 5 Not under consideration

Implement SST or SUBSTR in RPG IV Built-in Functions

Since integration with SQL is pervasive in RPG IV, it would be beneficial (particularly with new-hires) to have RPG support consistent components with SQL.To that end, the SQL language uses SUBSTR or SUBSTRING for the Substring function, while CL ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Not under consideration

TLS support for iACS Graphical Debugger

The Graphical Debugger included with iACS connects to insecure port 8475 (as-rmtcmd) instead of secure port 9475 (as-rmtcmd-s) for the remote command service. I have not performed a line trace but suspect the remote debugger service running on por...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 2 Future consideration

Include override to location of source members when debugging programs.

At some sites, the old practice of using a temporary library for additions and changes to programs is utilized, example:- DATALIB- TEMPLIB- PRODUCTIONLIB After say 2 weeks of no issues, the objects are moved to the PRODUCTION library. Problem:When...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 4 Future consideration

To be able to export process approval data

This would be useful so that you can pull data together on all the maps that you have and you could see which maps have been approved, the date that they were approved and whom by. This would benefit editors in being able to identify which process...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Application Development 2 Under review

System Debugger in ACS SQL Scripts does not support SSO

In ACS "Run SQL Scripts" you can select "Run" and then "System Debugger" to debug stored procedures and functions. This option however prompts for system name, user name and password. We run SSO so user profiles have password(*NONE). This applicat...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Future consideration

Enhance QGYOLOBJ to Accept multiple entries for the Object Type Parameter

The QGYOLOBJ (Open List of Objects) API currently accepts a single OBJTYPE (Ojbect Type) entry which means we can either list all the (for example) *PGM objects or *ALL objects. We need to ability to specify *PGM *SRVPGM or *CMD *PNLGRP, etc. Use ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Application Development 1 Future consideration

Expose the REGEXP_LIKE SQL UDTF's EXTERNAL NAME as a System API

The C runtime regcomp/regexec functions are from last century and do not support anything introduced in regex since 1997. The SQL Function REGEXP_LIKE however does support contemporary features of regex, such as Word boundary that are lacking from...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 4 Future consideration

Add DELETE Code to WHFUSG output from DSPPGMREF CL Command

The DSPPGMREF CL command provided the WHFUSG (Referenced File usage) but currently only shows us Input, Output and Update.The RPG IV language added USAGE(*DELETE) to the DCL-F statement with free format. However Files declared with USAGE(*DELETE) ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 2 Future consideration