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Hello, The "Web" perspective is part of the "Modernization Tools, Java Edition" which can be installed to RDi 9.6 via IBM Installation Manager. But in the new RDi 9.8 there is no way to install/use this perspective, so we're forced to stay with th...
I have many users who require access to Database schema via iNavigator.This function is not available in "new" iNavigator and my users are forced to use the heritage version, which requires me to go manually start Admin2 It is unrealistic to ask t...
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The QMHQRDQD API should not update the Object Last Used Date.
Currently if you call QMHQRDQD in an RPG or whatever program, that API updates the *DTAQ object's Last-Used Date with the current date. What if QUSROBJD updated the last used date? It doesn't because it should not. The QMHQRDQD API should not upda...
In RPG you can make prototypes for procedures where parameter can be omitted, however the datatype and an absolute number of parameters is required in the prototype. For a more polymorphic approach I will suggest to implement variadic procedures w...
Allow OVRPRTF command to specify TOSTMF('/dev/null') to suppress STDOUT from C based objects
Currently the OVRPRTF command will not allow overrides to stream files that already exist. We have been asked by a customer to suppress the creation of spooled files for certain batch tasks. Currently we issue the OVRPRTF command to route this to ...
Integrated File System option in ACS keeps asking for password for multiple operation
If ACS is set to ask for user and password each app opening (say to open different IFS ACS windows using different users), it keeps asking for password even for EACH sub-operation, like "download". Recreate: open ACS IFS using ask for user and pas...
Allow stored procedures created as *PGM objects to be called as exit point programs
When using the CREATE PROCEDURE SQL statement to create a *PGM Object it is NOT possible to call the generated object outside of SQL; doing so results in an error reporting "Pointer not set". Looking at the code generated as an intermediary step i...
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