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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 24, 2023

Display a timestamp in the Error List header to indicate when the currently displayed messages were retrieved

When compiling a source member yields identical results to the previous compile - typically when there are no errors - it is impossible to tell that another compile has occurred. Under several circumstances, a compile may not actually occur when requested, however there is no indication in the Error List that the view is stale. The error list header currently displays the name of the EVFEVENT member from which messages were retrieved. If a timestamp of that retrieval were also to be displayed there, this would be unequivocal proof that a compile had produced the same output as previously, rather than the user is looking at stale data.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jun 21, 2023

    Achieving the same goal of denoting for the programmer that the error list has changed, the list could be cleared when the compile is submitted. Then when you glance down at the list, if there are any messages present, it is a fresh list. AND with the added benefit of the list suddenly filling in being visually noticable while you are viewing some other content.

  • Guest
    Feb 17, 2023
    Although the theme of this request is consistent with our business strategy, it is not committed to the release that is currently under development.

    IBM Power Systems Development - RDi team