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IBM i

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PowerHA IP storage support for IBM i

Add support for IP storage in PowerHA Use Case: With a proposed migration from FC to IP based storage PowerHA requires support of IP storage technologies.
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Storage 7 Not under consideration

Launch LPEX editor from QSHELL terminal

Using RSE. It would be cool if I could find a way to launch LPEX editor when operating in QSHELL shell terminal. I know I can open IFS directories and perform the operation there. But having that option in QSHELL terminal is desirable. Use Case: R...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

Workspace should remember Debug Service Entry Points

All Service Entry Debug Entrys are gone when restarting the IDE - the workspace should save them in the same way it does with the other debug configurations (Favorites etc.) Use Case: Each time you restart your IDE you will have te reconfigure the...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Support the F3 "goto" function in RPG type source members

When editing an RPGLE source member, if you put the cursor on a subroutine or subprocedure name and press F3, the source code is positioned at the selected subroutine/procedure. This functionality is not supported in RPG source members. Use Case: ...
almost 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Provide option to disable the Program Verifier

Provide some option to completely disable the Program Verifier. The verification is not a background task like a search, it is uninterruptable and often takes a very long time, during which nothing else can be done. The verification cannot be canc...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Not under consideration

Screen Designer droping a reconrd in a Window should include window keyword referencing the existing window

When buiding a window that contains a subfile, we typically have at least three record formats: the subfile, the control and another one for the keys at the bottom. So using the Design Screen mode we would- create a new screen- drag a subfile reco...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

IFS includes not added to outline and content assist

LPEX editor/outline/content assist: If an include from the IFS is included into a source code/program then its content is not included into the information of the outline and is not accessible through content assist (ctrl+space), even when I speci...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 6 Not under consideration

Enhanced Compare Selection Interface

The ability to show a comparison between two or three members is a very handy feature but the ability to select the member to compare to is cumbersome/time consuming. To select the member, either you have to have the library in the list or specify...
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Not under consideration

Include line not colored correctly

If I include a copy book from the IFS and the path is longer that position 50 the color coding doesn't work. Everything after position 50 is colored differently. Use Case: /include '/usr/local/include/json/json_h.rpgle'
about 13 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Allow defaut Edit/Browse option on Create Object Filter

Provide the option to select the defualt LPEX as either Edit or Browse for each Object filter so when an object in that filter is opened with double click it will defaut to the default that has been set for it. Use Case: This would make it quicker...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration