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Languages - RPG

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Internal job id in program datastructure

We would like to have easy access to the unique internal job id via the program datastructure (as we have to jobName, jobUser, jobNo in pos. 244-269). As for now we have to use API QUSRJOBI to find the internal job id. Use Case: Our system stores ...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Delivered

For RPG provide the name of the actual procedure at runtime

For RPG extend Program status data sturcture (PSDS) or provide a BIF to reflect the name of the actual procedure. Use Case: Regarding PSDS, at the end add a subfield of at least 128 bytes.Regarding a BIF, implement %procedure() which returns the n...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Delivered

Dealloc not allowing fully qualified name

I am storing a pointer in a data-structure subfield, where this subfield is also an array. The DEALLOC opcode does not allow for a full qualified field name, only simple ones. Use Case: De-allocating pointers part of a data-structure subfield arra...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Delivered

Change the RPG compiler to add an option like ALIGN(*FULL)

The C compiler pads out a struct so that its length is a multiple of its alignment. So if the struct contains a pointer, the length will be a multiple of 16. RPG does not do this, even with the ALIGN keyword, so the RPG data structure might be up ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Delivered

CRTBNDRPG should additionally support CCSID parameter

Eclipse Orion and Git now support RPG Source located in IFS, which will be tagged with CCSID 1208 or UTF-8 as default. On the other hand, the RPG compiler (CRTBNDRPG command) doesn't support CCSID parameter and is not compatible with IFS located R...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Delivered

Add new PSDS sub fields to V7.2

A V7.3 PTF was released that: Add two new subfields to the Program Status Data Structure: - Internal job ID (positions 380-395) - System name (positions 396 - 403) (APAR SE70375 ) Use Case: we maintain both V7.3 and V7.2 systems.programs are devel...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Delivered