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IBM i

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Rational Developer for i DDS Design with REFFLD & adjustment value

When using the Rational Developer for i DDS Design tool for a display file, the Design tab does not display the field(s) correctly when using a REFFLD that also has a size adjustment. Use Case: Open an existing display file source or create a new ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Not under consideration

php DB2 database extension and XML mismatch when Hebrew characters and numbers are used

Hebrew issues with DB2 and XML XML output the data in a reversed order.....Letters before Numbers while in the records are in the database as numbers(date) than Hebrew letters (see attachment) IBM i DB2 database record:see attachment DB2HebData.pn...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Is a defect

Where am I in?

Since the notion of position (procedure/routine) is very important implementing it using CTRL + SHIFT + O (and CTRL + F5 to remove) is not satisfactory especially because it's not available during a search (i.e. CTRL + F). A better solution would ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 1 Not under consideration

C API _Rlocate add ability to use key other than string

_Rlocate only accepts a string as the key to use for search. For files which are keyed by other variables (INT etc) the locate does not find the required record. Use Case: _Rlocate on a file with a keyed access path which is an integer does not re...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - Other 7 Not under consideration

Upgrading the %XLATE bif

The third parameter of the %XLATE bif is the string to be translatedas per the manual: string = %XLATE(lo:up:'rpg dept'); The problem with this bif is that this string must be defined in the source code. But the the problem is that CCSID's for dif...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Not under consideration

How to migrate .xld file from CAE to ACS (CB)

How to migrate .xld file from CAE to ACS (CB) Use Case: Client Emulator DBSC Translate TableActor: Customer
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 3 Not under consideration

ACS, RSS create new action for commenting code mid line

When commenting code using the new fantastic short cut of CTRL+/ the RUN SQL Scripts comments out the entire line. GREAT. But it would make the tool even better to allow for a new action to comment out (double dash space) at the cursor. Use Case: ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 2 Not under consideration

Certificates that have an expiration date beyond January 19, 2038 on IBM i R54x systems

We have a problem with a V5R4M5 lpar where we need to import a CA certificate which expires after January 19th 2038. The CA certificate signed a certificate request made from this lpar. That is not possible. I can see that there are ptf's to V6R1M...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Evitar que un abrazo mortal paralice la maquina

Cuando se presenta una situación de LCKW masivos, mientras se encuentran los trabajos que están en abrazo mortal, la maquina deja de responder.La búsqueda es bastante dispendiosa, cuando encontramos los trabajos causantes del LCKW masivo, lo que h...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 1 Not under consideration

Display HMC information in iSeries 5250 terminal

Need to extract HMC information in iSeries LPAR Use Case: From iSeries command prompt need to execute iSeries command or call program to extract HMC information like HMC model, serial number, version etc. At present there is iSeries command CALL Q...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / PTF and Service 5 Not under consideration