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Languages - CL (Control Language)

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Allow CL to Pass Strings to RPG OPTIONS(*STRING) Parameters

Please allow the CALLPRC command to pass a string to an RPG procedure parameter that is defined as POINTER OPTIONS(*STRING). Use Case: Currently, I still have to pass a pointer to such a parameter: dcl &p_code *ptr | chgvar &code 'AAT990' ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 1 Not under consideration

RETURN value from REXX Procedure to CL/ILE via STRREXPRC

Thank you IBM for providing an easy means of passing parameters *to* a REXX procedure via the STRREXPRC command. However, unlike the CALLPRC command, there is no RTNVAL parameter on the STRREXPRC command to provide an easy means of receiving a val...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 1 Not under consideration

Please provide for date and signed fields in CL programs

There is a need to be able to work with compatible fields in CL, RPG and display files. I use date fields on the display to prompt for date parameters to run jobs in batch or even interactive jobs. This is true for jobs run from a IBMi command too...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 2 Not under consideration

Enhance CL/ILE CALLPRC command to support External Programs

Via prototype and the EXTPGM keyword, RPG/ILE is able to invoke external programs using the CALLP op code. This has several advantages over the RPG CALL op code and I would like to be able to use at least one of those advantages in CL/ILE programm...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 5 Not under consideration

Deliver a Generate List of Menu Options API

Standard (legacy?) IBM i menu object create a *MSGF that contains the Menu options as a MSGID entry. These menu options can be retrieved using the QMHRTVM easily.However our UIM-based IBM menus have no such equivalent and therefore present a probl...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 8 Not under consideration

Blob in CLLE

impossible to read in a clle pgm a file with a field blob Use Case: the mistake is in a clle pgm i want read a file who have a field blob without using this field in my pgm when you declare your file DCLF FILE(SFW_PROD) OPNID(ID3) ALWVARLEN(*YES) ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 2 Not under consideration

Change CRTRPGPGM command to allow debug option *SRCDBG

I have a few customers who have OPM code that cannot be migrated to ILE. The conversion needs a huge project and the company is phasing in ILE as code slowly. Some code cannot be converted to ILE immediately especially if its an active program. Us...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 3 Not under consideration

Provide a default value for the INCFILE parameter of CRTCLxxx commands to search libl for INCLUDE source mbrs in QCLSRC files

The CL INCLUDE command capability is great but a little clunky because the CRTCLxxx commands' default option of INCFILE(*SRCFILE) is a very limiting default option to work with. In order for the CRTCLxxx commands to search the library list for INC...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 7 Not under consideration

Shutdown BIF, similar as SHTDN in RPG

Add a BIF for Shutdown as in RPG. Benefitter would be CL-coder, not having to call a RPG procedure to do the check if job/subsystem/system are going down.
10 months ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 2 Not under consideration

Allow value selection on command prompting

When prompting on a command, it might show a number of well known values, or present a list from a choice program, however the value must always be typed in again. It would be easier if the option was offered to select one of these values by posit...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Languages - CL (Control Language) 2 Not under consideration