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IBM i

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Do not duplicate format identifier during CRTDUPOBJ processing

On the CRTDUPOBJ command there is an option to duplicate file identifers (FILEID). If set to *NO this will create unique file and member identifiers for the new object but will retain the format identifier. This format identifier makes the objects...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Is a defect

Node.js debugger hanging

The Node.js inspector step debugger (n1) is hanging after initially starting. I've never been able to make it work past the initial startup. I've put together a video(n2) to show the full example. Having the debugger work is a necessity for learni...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Is a defect

RDI: Indicators defined in display formats are not shown in outline

Indicators defined in a display file are not shown in the outline. If I have a display file XX1234DA with a record format F01 where indicator 30 is used then it is not shown in the outline that it is used in the display file XX1234DA when there ar...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 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...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Is a defect

TFTP server, please allow modern TFTP options allowing more than 32MB files

Please implement rolling to 0, allowing client interopatibility. Thus I think the options here basically are: IBM strives for full adherence to what it is prescribed by the RFC standard so refuses to interoperate with basically common TFTP clients...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Networking 7 Is a defect

Checkbox for option does not support 27x132 display size

if a checkbox is used in a subfile, at V7R2 it does not support 27x132 display size. Throws a compilation error for fields located outside 74 position. Use Case: The checkbox - a versatile function available on green screen is not usable when the ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Is a defect

Remove use of jdk7 from IBM i programs

IBM has announced that IBM i 7.3 will be the last version to support jdk7 at:https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/IBM%20i%20Technology%20Updates/page/Java%20products%20and%20options%20on%20IBM%20iI believe IBM i 7...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / JAVA 3 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

Outline does not show LIKE() defined attirbutes

Fields defined using LIKE() keyword show on outline without any attibutes. Use Case: Manually pressing refresh does not fix. Verify cache option is set to refresh cache.
about 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 14 Is a defect

Omit PTFs

My team believed that the OMIT parameter in GO PTF + Option 8 would remove the PTFs from products that I did not want to be installed, but this parameter does not do this. That is, nothing is removed, and all PTFs are installed. Use Case: The impa...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 6 Is a defect