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IBM i

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add support for QaneSava/QaneRsta to accept multiple arguments for LIB parameter

I am using QaneSava API to save libraries. I am using STRSAVSYNC and SYNCID option when I need to synchronize multiple libraries. By using this approach I can synchronize up to 32 libraries using 32 QaneSava calls. However, I have a requirements t...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Not under consideration

Different Systems grouped in Taskbar ACS

Hi, we want to seperate our different Machines in different symbols in the Taskbar in Windows 10. We have 3 symbols, one for the Austrian System, a second one for the Hungarian System and the third for our testing machine. When i click the first s...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Allow reports to be sorted differently than the columns are displayed (ie. display = C1,C2,C3 sort order C3,C1,C2)

In DB2 Web Query the records are by default sorted by the order that the columns are displayed in the report without being able to change the sorting other that changing the order of the columns. There is the capability to "hide" columns to change...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 Web Query 5 Not under consideration

Port Go Language

Port the Go language(n1) to IBM i PASE. n1 - https://golang.org/ Use Case: Finding that the Go language is becoming more popular and that some (popular) tooling is being built with it(n2,n3). Commentary from Kevin Adler: http://bit.ly/golang-twitt...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 14 Not under consideration

Make IBM Data Studio work Better with SQL Source in IBM i Source Files

IBM Data Studio does not play smoothly with SQL source that lives on IBM i in source files/members. We 18 developers would like this tool to work better with source that lives in source files on the IBM i. We use this tool for IBM i but our workfl...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

add support for additional DB drivers

we would like to have support for additional db drives in "run SQL scripts" module of IBM i Client Access solutionsthe support could be added by either referring to system installed DB drivers (like the old method used in IBM i Access for Windows ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Option for EXTNAME/LIKEREC(*NULL) to create SQL-type int(5) indicator subfields

LIKEDS is used for creating parallel data structures -- i.e., data structures that have the same list of subfields as another data structure. But, sometimes it is useful to have the same list of subfields but with a different set of data definitio...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 9 Future consideration

Enhance code comment feature

Using ACS Run SQL Scripts version 1.1.6.1 When using CTRL+/ to comment or uncomment without first highlighting the line of text, the product highlights the text to the end of line and then moves the cursor AFTER the highlighted text. This places t...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 1 Not under consideration

Consistent use for null values

Currently there are 3 distinct ways to check if a field is or is not null:1 - RPG uses %nullind()2 - SQLRPGLE use a positional numeric array (-1 or <> -1)3 - RPG triggers use a positional indicator (like) array ('0' - '1') Having a common ac...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Future consideration

Ship Ruby with 5733OPS

Include Ruby as 5733OPS option. Use Case: We need a clean build of Ruby MRI. We actually use JRuby to develop our API. With recent PASE improvements (GCC, ...), we want to leave JRuby to use Ruby MRI. Ruby MRI will increase performances of our pro...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration