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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories Core OS
Created by Guest
Created on May 26, 2016

Display Module Information not available for objects compiled from IFS source

Enhancements have been made to support RPGLE and CLLE sources on the ifs.

When compiling from the ifs, the source information seems not to be stored with the object. When I do a DSPMOD for an ifs compiled object, I don't see source info.

This is an important missing piece of information I believe.
All developers use this area to check from where and when the (service)program object has been created.


Use Case:

CRTRPGMOD MODULE(DIC005) SRCSTMF('/mgsrc/cmkas/modsrc/dic005.rpgle')

Display Module Information
Display 1 of 7
Module . . . . . . . . . . . . : DIC005
Library . . . . . . . . . . : CMKASOBJ
Detail . . . . . . . . . . . . : *BASIC
Module attribute . . . . . . . : RPGLE

Module information:
Module creation date/time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : 26/05/16 10:53:02
Source file . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . :
Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . :
Source member . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . :
Source file change date/time . . . . . . . . . . . . :


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
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    Sep 25, 2019

    .The function requested is available in IBM i release 7.4 for module objects created for release 7.4 and later.

  • Guest
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    Dec 21, 2016

    I have to agree with MarkSWaterbury. In conversations within our #IBMiOSS Community, it is generally agreed that until there is object-level parity between the IFS and Source compilation processes, then the challenges in getting proper code deployed to production will discourage adoption of IFS compilation.

  • Guest
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    Dec 20, 2016

    This issue is so important that it really should be addressed in IBM i 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3, and not just in some "future release."

  • Guest
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    Dec 20, 2016

    (correction: that should have said 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 ...

  • Guest
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    Dec 20, 2016

    IThis issue is so important that it needs to be addressed in IBM i 8.1, 7.2, and 7.3, and not just in some "future release."

  • Guest
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    Sep 19, 2016

    IBM agrees with the request and a solution appears to be desirable and feasible. IBM intends to provide a solution. However, IBM's plans may change and no commitment is made that a solution will be provided.

  • Guest
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    Jul 12, 2016

    IBM has received this request and is evaluating it. IBM will provide a response after the evaulation is complete.

  • Guest
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    Jun 20, 2016

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Core OS
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Languages - RPG
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

  • Guest
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    May 30, 2016

    Additional considerations:

    1. the initial RFE says that this is only an issue for ILE RPG IV. That is not true. This an issue for all ILE compilers, including ILE COBOL and C and C++ as well as RPG IV.

    2. the initial RFE states that this is only a "medium priority" requirement, leading to a "minor roadblock to deployment / adoption".
    But when looking closer, this is a total "show stopper" and a major road-block to adoption of ifs based codesource.

  • Guest
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    May 27, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #89045 in product IBM i.

0 MERGED

iSeries programs created from source in IFS

Merged
The DSPMOD and DSPPGM commands do not show any information about the source when the program or module was created using the SRCSTMF parameter Use Case: The location of source for an RPG program or module is important information when documenting ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Application Development 3 Delivered
0 MERGED

Add attribute to objects for IFS source info

Merged
Please add an attribute to the objects to store information about what IFS source streamfile was used to create the object. The RPG compiler accepts source stored in IFS but the source code information is not stored in the resulting object. This i...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Core OS 2 Delivered