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In RDi, remove invalid error messages when using a continuation F-Spec line.

Please remove restrictions in RDI when editing code for a RPG program. The problem occurs for the F-Spec continuation line that RDi rejects. The specification works normally in SEU. The F-Spec and I-SPec are used to rename a record format and fiel...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 4 Is a defect

Pressing Alt+key to execute macro sets focus to File in the Tools line

After opgrading to 1.1.7.1 an irritating thing has started when executing macros. I have defined macros to be executed when pressing ALT+F1, ALT+F2 etc but now it executes the macro and then focus is at the "File" option in the Tools line so when ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 4 Is a defect

Search Help Navigator for i

ACS Navigator for i Help items display but there is always the Loading in the top left corner. Ability to search the help never shows up which is available in other products. 5770XW1 V7R3M0 5101 IBM i Access Enablement Support Use Case: The help s...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / System Management 3 Is a defect

Template fields generate erroneous RNF7031

I always clean up unused variables before program implementation and when I double click on the Error List tab in RDi after compiling a program, each template field is followed by "RNF7031: The name or indicator <field name> is not reference...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Is a defect

efsenable should use a defined umask

When root is using the AIX default umask of 022 the command efsenable annd all other dependend commands work fine. If an other umask got used when using efsenable. For instance 077. The command efsmgr will not work when executed by a user,
about 2 years ago in AIX 2 Is a defect

mpstat - integer overflow in ILCS/VLCS

"mpstat -ht 1 | grep ALL" watching ILCS/VLCS (as taught by Earl Jew ;-). It looks like the code doesn't protect against integer overflow in at least the ILCS column.
over 2 years ago in AIX 2 Is a defect

RDi, PDM perspective, Mode Member, Option 2=Edit opens source in browse mode

RFE 14402 states the following: RFE14402 Add preference to default all opens to be browse only. On Remote Systems>IBM i>Objects Subsystempreference page, there is now a 'Open source in browse mode' preference. When the above option is checke...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Is a defect

SSL session reuse (FTPS)

As a Java client program I want to use SSL session resumption on different ports. Some FTPS servers can force the client to use session resumption. For example FileZilla server shown in screenshot.In this case the client must take the SSL session ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / JAVA 10 Is a defect

Column Sensitive Editing in **FREE

When you are editing source in totally free (**FREE), the column sensitive editing still treats the first 5 characters of the line as a comment area. When you edit code in that space, it breaks up the line improperly. Totally free does not have a ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

ACS Schema Explorer - Stored Procedure editing has bugs

Create a basic SQL stored procedure that modifys data. Leave all default options. Hit OK and procedure should be generated. Now, go edit Stored procedure. Click "Specify SET OPTION statement". Click Modify. Change default schema to a different sch...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Is a defect