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Bug with DB2 access with NodeJs

I try to use DB2 connector for nodejs. When I call db.bindParam twice with different number of parameters, the driver raises the SQLSTATE 07001. However I have correctly close my cursor. I ship you a simple example to reproduce the problem. Use Ca...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Is a defect

Revert search (ctrl+f) behaviour in RDi 9.0 to the way it was in RDp 8.5

When you open the search (ctrl+f) in the RPG LPEX editor in RDi, you can immediately enter the value you seek and press enter. After pressing enter, the source is positioned to the value you searched for, if it was found. Now, in RDp 8.5 y...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 2 Is a defect

double click iaccess and moubtn conflict

I use MOUBTN events. When a user clicks on an area where the event should be triggered, the "trim box" appears and doesn't always trigger the MOUBTN event thus causing the user to have to double click again after removing the trim box. I dont see ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / IBM i Access Family 5 Is a defect

The += method in RPG to increment a numeric field does not show up as an (M) in the outline view for the variable.

The += method in RPG to increment a numeric field does not show up as an (M) in the outline view for the variable. We've noticed in the Outline view, that if you use the newer method of using the += symbol in RPGLE to increment a numeric field, th...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

SNDSMTPEMM RCP keyword reformats valid email address

We're in the process of replacing use of SNDDST with SNDSMTPEMM. Some of our group email addresses contain an embedded dash '-'. When an email address with a dash is passed to SNDSMTPEMM, the command processor reformats the address with a space ' ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Networking 4 Is a defect

cfgmgr locks VIOS if called in separate processes at the same time

mkdev, mkiscsi, cfgmgr, rmdev, rmiscsi cause the odm to lock and subsequently the VIOS gets locked and needs to be rebooted to recover. We run these commands when an LPAR is started/stopped and they could happen at the same time. This causing the ...
almost 3 years ago in PowerVM VIOS 1 Is a defect

AIX instfix ran from batch leaves empty dirs in /tmp

I use below command instfix -i | egrep "ML|SP"| grep "Not all filesets for" | awk '{system ("instfix -ciqk "$5)}' | grep ":-:" to find if all filesets in AIX are correct. After some time, in /tmp dir there is a lot of empty dirs with name instfixX...
about 6 years ago in AIX 1 Is a defect

RDI: Fixed form and free form data structures are not shown correct in outline

In a program I have data structures that are defined in the traditional fixed format and the new free format. It looks like that the outline in RDI mixes them together. I'm using RDI version: V7R1 Use Case: I have attached 3 files. T...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

Add details on syslog messages

The current syslog messages around service stop/start/restart do not provide enough information as required by the customer. The requirement is to add the following information to the current syslog message: username (who did the action), time, af...
over 6 years ago in AIX 3 Is a defect

Execution bit /usr/sbin/nsupdate9 AIX 7.2

After migrating our OS from AIX 7.1 to AIX 7.2 the execution bit of /usr/sbin/nsupdate9 was changed back to 554 as it was before (see below). It caused that some deployments of our developers failed. We now changed it back to 555 manually.In nsupd...
almost 7 years ago in AIX 1 Is a defect