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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on May 17, 2017

No VLDCHKR-Test at Compile-Time of Calling Programs

1. A CMD uses a VLDCHKR-Pgm
2. If I use this CMD in a CL and the Source of the CL will be compiled, the Parms have to be fullfilled other way the compilation fails.


Use Case:

If I use a CMD from a third-party supplier, then I have to consider the parameter dependencies already during development.
The VLDCHKR program should be a part of the input layer.
There is a different handling between variables and constants. There should be a possibilitiy, that even constant values are not checked during compilation.


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Nov 29, 2021

    According to the IBM Docs, A validity checking program runs during syntax checking when compiling a CL source program that uses constants instead of variables for all the parameters that are specified on the command.
    https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=process-cl-command-validity-checking

    So this requirement is being closed.