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JDBC exception when using KeyedFile read for table with more than 2 billion rows

Received the following error from a web service call as the application is attempting to access a table with 2.2 billion rows. recordNumber: The parameter value is out of the allowed range. It...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / JAVA 3 Is a defect

Pcmpath Query Device Abend AIX - Improvement

When i use an unsupported configuration , over 16 per PATHs Device , the command " pcmpath device query" should receive CORE instead, but AIX receive an ABEND (DSI ), and crash/reboot the system.
over 8 years ago in AIX 2 Is a defect

RPG comment *

RPG comments with * in position 7 are not being filtered view code. When you do filter view comment they show and when you do filter view code they show. When prompting on a comment line the line type is clearly identified as: Line type:Comment. U...
about 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Cursor Progression in FIND dialog is Different

RDP 9.1.The cursor progression in the "Find/Replace" dialog has changed from previous releases. After entering a search value, the <Tab> key moves focus to the first checkbox option ("Case sensitive") rather than to the "Next" button. (So, n...
over 9 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

RDi 9.1 - Outline View Collapses

For the new RDi 9.1 that we just downloaded and installed ...... Outline View: when we have the Outline view opened up and accessing any of the information inside of it, when I click back in the program source text editor, the Outline view will 'c...
almost 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

TotalView Integration broken with PE1304 (linux)

Product or Service: Parallel Environment Runtime Edition for Linux on x86 Architecture 1.2.0 Component ID: 5725G0001 . Operating System: Linux . Problem title TotalView Integration broken with PE1304 . Problem description With PE1209 the following...
about 10 years ago in Parallel Environment for Power Linux / Runtime Edition 3 Is a defect

IBM RDi - Compare function to work with Subversion controlled source

When using the Rational Developer for i (RDi) compare tool to compare source controlled by Subversion, the latest (i.e. current) source being compared does not display line numbers, therefore the compare highlights every single line as different. ...
about 10 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Outline auto refresh

I like the auto refresh of the Outline view. But with vary large source members this feature causes serious system degradation and run time errors in RDP. It would be nice to be able to turn off the auto refresh when working on large programs. Use...
almost 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 3 Is a defect

Sort option in screen designer adding problem info to referenced fields - NOT new to version 8.5

After using the sort option on the DDS source screen, lines that have have REFFLD keywords get their length, data type, and decimals filled in. This causes some attributes of the referenced field to no longer be copied in and results in a change o...
over 11 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 4 Is a defect

In RDPi from RSE using Go Into in Objects then creating filter coming up with Run Time Errors

From RDPi (V8.0.3) in RSE connected to iOS connection then selecting the Objects and on right click of mouse choose Go Into option brings the RSE Objects view. From this view when creating a user filter from Work with libraries/objects/members an ...
over 12 years ago in IBM i / RDi (Rational Developer for i) 5 Is a defect