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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories Languages - RPG
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 16, 2016

For RPG provide the name of the actual procedure at runtime

For RPG extend Program status data sturcture (PSDS) or provide a BIF to reflect the name of the actual procedure.

Use Case:

Regarding PSDS, at the end add a subfield of at least 128 bytes.
Regarding a BIF, implement %procedure() which returns the name of the actual procedure.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 6, 2017

    The %PROC built-in function is now available. It returns the external name of the procedure. See for more information.

    Apply one of the following PTFs to obtain the new function:
    - 7.2 TGTRLS(*CURRENT) compiler: SI66149
    - 7.3 TGTRLS(*CURRENT) compiler: SI66150
    - 7.3 TGTRLS(*PRV) compiler: SI66153

    Note that the aspect of the request involving a new subfield in the Program Status Data Structure is not feasible, so it is not part of this enhancement.

  • Guest
    Mar 30, 2017

    .IBM will use this request as input to planning but no commitment is made or implied. This request will be updated in the future if IBM implements it. IBM will use votes and comments from others in the community to help prioritize this request.

    Note that the aspect of the request involving the PSDS would not be part of this enhancement. The enhancement would only provide a built-in function to be used within a procedure.

  • Guest
    Aug 17, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #93086 in product IBM i.