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Add binder source prompt to CRTSQLRPGI for lib/file(member)

Allow binder source file other than QSRVSRC for CRTSQLRPGI command when creating a service program object. All other methods for creating service program objects allow the binder source library/file/member to be specified. This allows binder sourc...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 2 Not under consideration

Compiler: Replace object without moving existing object to QRPLOBJ

We have a LPAR which is used as a build server for ILE objects. Therefore the LPAR will only execute compiler commands, save the created objects and send them to another server. The compiled objects will never be used (called) on this LPAR. When w...
10 months ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 2 Not under consideration

Change sizeof(long) in C++ for DTAMDL(*LLP64) STGMDL(*TERASPACE)

Our company is a software vendor, and we have a product that runs on most platforms available today. Almost all of our builds are 64-bit. On IBM i V7.3, we are compiling our product with DTAMDL(*LLP64) STGMDL(*TERASPACE), so the compilation enviro...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 7 Not under consideration

V7R3 COBOL ILE PARMS Function fails when called from QZRUCLSP

When Called from a caller that does not pass the Minimal operational descriptor, the PARMS function fails catastrophically. This causes an un-graceful and uncontrolled end to the Program invoking PARMS with no return message. Use Case: When a prog...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 5 Future consideration

C API _Rlocate add ability to use key other than string

_Rlocate only accepts a string as the key to use for search. For files which are keyed by other variables (INT etc) the locate does not find the required record. Use Case: _Rlocate on a file with a keyed access path which is an integer does not re...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 7 Not under consideration

C++ fstream should return relative record for DB2 PF-SRC when using tellg() method.

The C++ class ifstream supports both IFS files as well as IBM i Db2 database files, and specifically Db2 Source Physical File Members as "text files". ifstream f("/home/cozzi/file.txt");is treated via the interface the same as:ifstream f("/qsys.li...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 10 Not under consideration