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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Languages - Other
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 1, 2022

STRDBG should support showing variables for a selected recursive level

In ILE Cobol you can use the keyword "IS RECURSIVE" so that this program can be called recursively. To have own storage for each recursive call you can define these variables under "LOCAL-STORAGE SECTION".

Currently the debugger (STRDBG) can only show or change LOCAL-STORAGE variables at the current recursion level.

But we want also to show or change LOCAL-STORAGE variables for a lower recursion level.

In other debuggers like gdb we can select the stack frame to show the variables of the desired recursion level.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    May 13, 2022
    IBM Understand this request and will consider as part of a future enhancement though no commitment is made nor implied.