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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Languages - RPG
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 4, 2022
Merged idea

This idea has been merged into another idea. To comment or vote on this idea, please visit IBMI-I-2384 Allow a BIF that checks to see if a parameter is passed.

Simplify testing of *Omit parameters Merged

Under the current scheme an omitted parameter has to be coded on the call as *Omit e.g: TestOmit ( realParm1 : *Omit : realParm3 ) But in program TestOmit you have to test for the omission by coding something like: If %Addr ( parm2 ) = *Null; // Parm2 was omitted I would like to see RPG enhanced to allow for more consistent testing of such parameters e.g. If parm2 = *Omit; Or even: If %Omitted ( parm2 ); Both are preferable to the current confusing approach.
Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 9, 2022
    Your request is a duplicate of IBM Idea 2384 ("Allow a BIF that checks to see if a parameter is passed"). https://ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/IBMI-I-2384
  • Guest
    Nov 7, 2022

    I think this request is identical to

    https://ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/IBMI-I-2384