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Languages - RPG

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prefix field length limited to 10 should be increased

bug fix This program the same field name in 2 files, in an external data structure for each file. So I put a prefix on the Dcl-F & Dcl-DS of the second file prefix(AUTHDR_) and it still would not compile. I shortened the prefix(A_) and the pro...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration

Control spec similar to BNDDIR (also similar to BNDSRVPGM parameter in CRTBNDCL) to specify a service program

Allows the programmer to leverage C application programs/procedures without requiring a binding directory or special compile instructions - ie., CRTRPGMOD followed by CRTPGM.
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Future consideration

add an option *bool for int parameters

Please add an option to automatically convert ind values to int for prototyped C functions that expect a bool. This would allow for easier usage of C functions from RPG, just as the *string option for pointers does. An option to automatically conv...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration

possibility to specify what decimal character %char() should use

I'm missing the possibility to specify what decimal character should be used in %char() overriding the control specification DECEDIT keyword. The standard european character is comma instead of point. But sometimes when generating CSV or XML files...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration

New function %lookupNE() to find the first element in an array not equal to the search argument

Many times I have to locate the first non-blank or non-zero element in an array. To search for it I either have to code a for/endfor or dow/enddo loop to scan for it. Sorting it is not an option. The sequence must be kept. So often it is something...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Future consideration

Add template for function prototypes/Procedure Interfaces

Currently when defining a procedure prototype that references a procedure pointer, the prototype must be defined in scope with the pointer which causes issues for me in a highly modularized environment with service programs and sub-procedures. I f...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Future consideration

Option to suppress RNF7031 messages in F-specs

I always clean up any unused variables in a program before I implement it so other programmers won't be confused. As an aid to cleanup, I compile the program with RDp and then double click one of the messages in the error list so the messages are ...
almost 12 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Future 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

RPGLE - Prevent using Data Structure as a field

The attached file contains a subset of code with data structure definitions and code using the data structures. RPGLE will allow you to reference the data structure name and treat it like a character field and compile it successfully. I cannot t...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration

Allow object in subfield to resolve RNF3826

When working with Java, particularly with HSSF java spreadsheets, its become necessary to work with more than one spreadsheet at a time. This would be much easier if all of a workbook's objects could be grouped into one datastructure, similar to h...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Future consideration