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Pinned topic RDz - Pre-processor

‏2013-12-05T19:19:55Z |

Hi guys,

 

 

I'm looking for documentation about RDz pre-processor and if possible, I would like to have a sample of Rexx that I can use for testing.

 

thanks

 

eric

  • ENO2010
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    Re: RDz - Pre-processor

    ‏2013-12-08T15:12:33Z  in response to ENO2010

    someone?????

  • 7902_John_McAvenue
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    Re: RDz - Pre-processor

    ‏2013-12-11T10:27:19Z  in response to ENO2010

    I've created proof of concept scripts to demonstrate pre-processors working but they are a bit hard coded so probably not much use to you. I did find this video on You Tube whoch demonstrates pre-processor integration. Towards the end the REXX script is shown on screen. This accepts and parses the parameters sent from the RDz client then submits a JCL to invoke a pre-processor (you woudl need to write this yourself based on your own requirements) then it wait sfor the results. It may be a decent place to start.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhfBEcJdlCo

    I'm sure Jon Sayles also had some material on pre-processor integration which he presented at one of his Drs In sessions. I think this included a sample REXX.

    If you do get your script working perhaps you coudl share it with the rest of us? Out of curioisity what pre-processing requirement do you have? We have a certain amount of COBOL source which contains language statements specific to Fidelity Information Systems (FIS) applications. These need to be run through the FIS pre-processor to generate standard COBOL which RDz editors can then understand. It seemed to work well in my proof of concept. All syntax errors were resolved, advanced tooling was enabled and lines of non standard COBOL were higlighted with mouse hover-over showing the standard COBOL created by the pre-processor

     

    • ENO2010
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      Re: RDz - Pre-processor

      ‏2013-12-12T19:00:23Z  in response to 7902_John_McAvenue

      At the moment, I would like to understand how it works and how I can use it. for this reason, I'm looking for a very simple rexx file that I could use as starting point. thank you for the link to the video. It is a good starting point.

      once, I have something working, I'll upload it to this forum. Otherwise, if someone of you has a sample, please upload it .

      thanks

       

      Eric