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Languages - RPG

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Improve PCML to allow non-integer return variables and SQL service to retrieve PCML

Please update PCML to allow any return variable or parameter that RPG natively supports and add a SQL service to pull PCML from the object. This was mentioned in a comment for IBMI-I-2812 but I thought it warranted it's own request. The PGMINFO co...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Future consideration

Provide full backwards compatibility in free-form calculations

The free-form enhancements are a dramatic advancement for the language, but they are not fully backwards compatible with existing fixed-form RPG programs. If we want customers to modernize their existing code, there must be a seamless way to provi...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration

Divide the RPG manual into a fixed format and a free format version

For many years the RPG manual have described both the fixed format and the free format. As the years has passed the free format version of RPG has been more and more enhanced where the fixed format is more "steady". Now I feel that the manual is g...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Not under consideration

RPGLE KLIST Field global local

iSeriesRPGLE Compiler When parameters for a procedure are named exactly like the KEY fields of the databasefile and the KEYLIST is global defined a CHAIN, READ ect. do not find a match.The compiler give a warning, but the number is *RNF7031. That ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Future consideration

New control specification - Merge Default - MRGDFT

I'm missing an option in the control-specification statements so I can specify an option and then tell the compiler that it should merge the defaults in the data areas RPGLEHSPEC or DFTLEHSPEC. It could be MRGDFT(*YES) and MRGDFT(*NO) Use Case: No...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration

RPG LE Level Break Subroutines for Free-format

We need RPG LE level break subroutines for use in free-format so that fixed-format C-specs do not need to be coded at all for level break processing. Currently I not only have to code a fixed-format F-spec and I-spec in order for the RPG Cycle to ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 8 Not under consideration

Divide the RPG manual into a fixed format and a free format version

For many years the RPG manual have described both the fixed format and the free format. As the years has passed the free format version of RPG has been more and more enhanced where the fixed format is more "steady". Now I feel that the manual is g...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration

Same name for RPG built-in Functions and SQL functions.

I don't understand why some functions present in RPG and SQL have different name. For example, %TRIMR and RTRIM, %TRIML and LTRIM, %SUBST and SUBSTR. Please, create an RPG alias equal to SQL name. Use Case: Every time I use thats built-in function...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

**free to be an optional default on compile commands

We have some applications that are fully free form. In these cases we don’t want to have to enter **free at the top of every piece of code as it seems unnecessary, but we have to do it anyway. If the compiler commands had an option something like ...
3 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Future consideration

Allow Dump operation code in ON-EXIT group

Allow the Dump operation code in the ON-EXIT group. If an error has happened a program dump can be generated.
3 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration