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9
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NOEVENP/NOLXPRF rules suboption. Distinguish between user source program an...

To decide to issue a return code 12 or 04 when the IGYDS1348-W/IGYPA3084-W warning occurs, it is necessary to distinguish whether the definition of the data item appears directly in the user source pr...

Uncommitted Candidate

5
votes

Enhance INITCHECK so it catches the use of uninitialized indexes in SEARCH ...

The frequent programming error of forgetting to set an index before a SEARCH is not being detected by INITCHECK. In the following example program, the index U150-ACT-IND-IDX is erroneously not set bef...

Uncommitted Candidate

4
votes

BOOLEAN-values in COBOL JSON-processing

We need a way to process booleans in conjunction with REST-Services in COBOL. As boolean-values are nothing extraordinary in web-applications, it is absolutely necessary to process them.

Uncommitted Candidate

3
votes

A new rule to RULES(NOLAXPERF)

When indexing into strings, there should be a warning when not using optimal variables for the index variables.

Uncommitted Candidate

3
votes

Enterprise Cobol V6 - Add a clause to limit Table SORT to first elements

The SORT instruction is used to sort a memory table, but the table may not have been fully populated and only the first elements of the table must be sorted. The SORT instruction should have a clause...

Submitted

3
votes

Enterprise Cobol V6R2+ Support REPLACE directive with ALSO phrase

ISO/IEC 1989:202x WD 1.00 describes the ALSO phrase for compiler directive REPLACE. This is currently not implemented in Enterprise Cobol 6.2. ALSO will enable us to use more than one REPLACE stateme...

Submitted

3
votes

Option for identifying unreachable and easily removable code.

We would like to suggest an option like the rules suboptions NOUNREF* for marking unreachable code. We are aware that compiling with OPT(2) will give us informationals for unreachable code, but someti...

Submitted

3
votes

Enterprise Cobol - ON EXCEPTION clause for SET procedure-function-pointer T...

To avoid an abend at runtime, the instruction "SET procedure-or-function-pointer TO ENTRY entry-point" should have an "ON EXCEPTION" clause, as is the case for the instruction "CALL".The instruction "...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

Asktime should set a properly formatted COMP-3 in EIBTIME

CICS manual states that ASKTIME function cannot be used with NUMPROC(PFD) compiler option. This is because ASKTIME sets a F as final byte in signed EIBTIME, instead of a correct C. PMR and RFE to the...

Submitted

2
votes

New UUID built-in function generating a version 4 UUID per RFE 4122

New UUID built-in function generating a version 4 UUID per RFE 4122 (125715) Please provide a new UUID built-in function generating a version 4 UUID per RFC 4122. To be able to generate version 4 a...

Delivered

2
votes

Help identifying moves causing invalid numeric values

Different move statements can cause invalid numeric values to be stored in numbers. This will cause dumps when compiling with NUMPROC(PFD) and ZONEDATA(PFD). We would like the compiler to help the pr...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

Missing functions in COBOL

To determine the size of an array, most programmers use a constant and check the index against the constant. As an alternative compiler option SSRANGE can be used, which is not very performant. It mig...

Uncommitted Candidate

1
votes

Enterprise Cobol - Add suboption DUMP where suboption ABD/MSG exists

Some compilation options give the choice between abandoning the program (ABD), or simply sending a message (MSG) in the event of a problem. We would like an suboption to be added to produce a dump (o...

Submitted

1
votes

Upgrades to the JSON GENERATE statement - JSON-CODE / root level

Currently, generating JSON using the JSON GENERATE command from a COBOL copy generates a root element, corresponding to the 01 level of the copy. However, this is not in compliance with the operation ...

Delivered

1
votes

COBOL should allow generation of a JSON document without a "top level paren...

JSON documents are not required to have a "top level parent name". The Enterprise COBOL JSON PARSE feature has an option "NAME <name> IS OMITTED" that allows for parsing one of these so-called "anony...

Delivered


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