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Languages - RPG

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%timestamp with micro seconds

Build in function %timestamp returns 000 in the micro second part. By using SQL you can get timestamp with micro seconds, but we measure a larger cpu consumption.The requirement is %timestamp with micro seconds and same performance as today! Use C...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Delivered

Increase line size of SRCSTMF on the CRTSQLRPGI command.

As an attempt to modernize my application source code I am storing my sqlrpgle code on the IBM i IFS and was attempting to use IBM Better Object Builder (BOB) to compile my code. It is frustrating though, that I still have to deal with a 100 lengt...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Delivered

See the return value for a procedure in the debugger

A developer needs the ability to interrogate a subprocedure return value. For more information, see CAAC requirement AD0183 at
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 8 Delivered

TR level should be included in the front page of the RPG Reference

I'm saving a copy of the documentation for the ILE RPG Reference as a PDF-document on my PC. It is convenient when working off line or when the lines are slow. But I'm missing that the TR level is included in the front page (see attachment). It wo...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 7 Delivered

system name in program datastructure

Hello, when you Change the program datastructure (RFE 103671) would it be possible to add the System Name? When you work with different systems you often need the system name. Today you have to use a API to get the system name. It would be really ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Delivered

Number of elements in a compile time array (CTDATA) should be determined at compile time

It happens that I have to use compile time arrays in programs. And every time I have to define the array with a fixed number of entries and have to remember to modify it if I add or remove an element in the CTDATA part. I would like to have the po...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Delivered

RNF8042 -- Not enough source records for compile time array should have at least severity 10 instead of 00

If you are compiling a program and have a compile time array where there are not enough source records provided to load array or table you get the message id RNF8042: RNF8042 Not enough source records provided to load array or table. The problem i...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Delivered

Logical expressions resulting to *On/*Off

The result of a logical expression should evaluate to *On (True) or *Off (False) Use Case: DoW *On; // Infinite loopDoW *Off; // Bypass the loop. can be useful for testingDoU *Off; // Infinite loopDoU *On; If *On;If *Off;Etc. Now, compiler gives e...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 10 Delivered

Change RNF ID & help text for global array starting with TAB

I ran into an issue yesterday where I created a global variable as an array. The variable name was Table_Title. When I attempted to access the array using an element ID (ie. Table_Title(1)), the compiler would throw an RNF0528 "The index is not al...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Delivered

Enhance strong typing specs

ILE and especially RPG should provide means to force strong typing to satisfy specific requirements. There is a medium urgency for parameters declared CONST, but, in my opinion, there is an urgent requirement for type checking regarding data struc...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Delivered