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Status Is a defect
Workspace IBM i
Categories Languages - RPG
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 15, 2024

Allow ON-EXCP to use a simple qualified name

The invention of the enum structure is great for documenting return codes or exception IDs for particular purposes.  These can be used on the ON-EXCP opcode to clarify the meaning of each message ID monitored.  Qualification of structures (or enums) is very useful when several of the subfields will have the same name.  For example, every procedure might return a return code of ALL_OK.  When I qualify the enum, however, the compiler balks at the simple qualified name I specify.  Would be nicer to accept a qualified name there.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Apr 15, 2024
    IBM has identified this as a defect requiring a code change. Please contact your service representative to open a Case, and mention this Idea.

    - IBM Power Systems Development