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Languages - RPG

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Variadic procedures in RPG

In RPG you can make prototypes for procedures where parameter can be omitted, however the datatype and an absolute number of parameters is required in the prototype. For a more polymorphic approach I will suggest to implement variadic procedures w...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Not under consideration

RPG File Description Keywords SFLPAG and SFLSIZ

I'm missing 2 File Description Keywords, SFLPAG and SFLSIZ.They should return the values from the subfile control record in a WORKSTN file. Today we are hardcoding the values in the programs and have to remenber to change them if we change the sub...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Not under consideration

Loading methods in Subfiles

I am entering another idea - in fact, thoughts about loading methods. Please find the attached document. Thank you.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

Tagging conditional statements like IF, DO, SELECT

Statements like IF - ELSE - ENDIF, SELECT, LOOPs should have tag (or Id) assigned to the beginning and end (and if required in between). Example: /Free IF#1: IF (cond1) { Set-of-statements;} IF#1-1: IF (inner-condition 1) { Set-of-statements;} IF#...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

Multiple Occurrence Data Structure can not be used as an operand with the IN operator

Using a Multiple Occurrence Data Structure (MOD) with IN and %list() results in a compiler error. *RNF0203 30 1 Refer to the compiler listing where this message was first *RNF0203 30 001100 OPERAND MOD OF 'IN' CANNOT BE A DATA STRUCTURE. But in th...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

Update RLA to check external DS RCDFMT, not File Name

When using Record Level Access (RLA) with an externally described data structure, RPG compiler throws a RNF7595 if the file used to define the data structure has a different name than the file being accessed. The downside of this is that different...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

RPG dynamic array enhancement

Enhance dynamic arrays dim(*auto/*var: maximum_elements) by allowing the "maximum_elements"-parameter to be a variable or constant. This would allow in embedded sql fetch command to use always the right amount of lines by using the relative variab...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

declare multiple variables on the same line in RPG free

Please add the possibility to declare multiple variable of the the same type on the same line, taking advantage of "free" RPG form possibilities, similar to C or other languages. i.e. DCL-S i1, i2, i3, i4 INT(10); DCL-DS struct1, struct2, struct3 ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

OPDESC support for numeric parameters

Would like to see operational descriptor support extended to include numeric parameters, i.e. be able to determine type (packed, zoned, int, uns etc), length, and decimal positions for a numeric parameter passed to a sub-procedure when 'const' or ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration

RPG File Description Keywords SFLPAG and SFLSIZ

I'm missing 2 File Description Keywords, SFLPAG and SFLSIZ.They should return the values from the subfile control record in a WORKSTN file. Today we are hardcoding the values in the programs and have to remenber to change them if we change the sub...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration