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13
votes

COBOL DISPLAY prefixed by program-id - compile option

If COBOL developers make DISPLAY in CICS and do not ensure that the DISPLAY-text contains a unique identifier, it can be very difficult to find the programs, that make the DISPLAYs and a lot of parall...

Submitted

5
votes

exclude DB2 columns from RULES(NOEVENPACK) messages in COBOL V6

COBOL for z/OS V6 RULES(NOEVENPACK) compiler option generates messages for data that are not prone to errors such as system variables (EIBDATE, SQL CODE...) and DB2 columns. Add a noew sub option to r...

Under Consideration

4
votes

Cobol V6R2 - Conflict between INITCHECK and OPTIMIZE(0)

The new Cobol V6R2 INITCHECK compile option is conflicting with OPTIMIZE(0) compile option : IGYOS4021-W The "INITCHECK" option was discarded due to option conflict resolution. The "OPTIMIZE(0)" ...

Uncommitted Candidate

3
votes

Value of Cobol variables may be incorrectly reported

Enhance the DWARF data produced by the COBOL compiler such that CEEDUMP can correctly identify that a variables value is being held in a register rather than in storage at the time of an abend.

Under Consideration

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

2
votes

New COBOL Compile Option: Global ON SIZE ERROR

When you want to handle overflow conditions and want to avoid truncated fields you have to code the ON SIZE ERROR statement for all computational statements. This is tedious work. In addition any deci...

Under Consideration

2
votes

PROGRAM-ID special register

A "PROGRAM-ID" special register should be usefull for writing diagnostic routines in Cobol programs. Alternative : an intrinsic function returning "PROGRAM-ID" and others informations about runtime c...

Submitted

2
votes

Remove the requirement for the IGZIUXB (IGZIUXC/IGZIUXD) exit with the COBO...

Without implementing the the IGZIUXB exit (or it's CICS version IGZIUXC/IGZIUXD), CEEDUMP processing is unable to access SEPARATE DWARF debugging data in the COBOL v6.2 implementation. This results in...

Submitted

2
votes

Enterprise Cobol V5/V6 - New compilation directive ">>RULES(ON|OFF)"

In addition to RFE 120105 (http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=120105), I suggest implementing a ">>RULES(ON|OFF)" compilation directive to enable / disable controls r...

Submitted

1
votes

Enterprise Cobol - Get the actual address of the entry point of a dynamical...

When using the "SET function/procedure-pointer TO ENTRY program" instruction, we get the address of a routine that is not the actual entry point of the program, but a routine that allows calling the p...

Submitted

1
votes

Enterprise Cobol V6R2+ - Using a "DEFINEd" compilation-variable in source c...

Using a "DEFINEd" compilation-variable in the source code of a Cobol program could be interesting: CBL DEFINE (COUNT = 100) >> DEFINE COUNT AS PARAMETER ... 01 ARRAY. 05 ITEM OCCURS COUNT. ... ...

Submitted

1
votes

"automatic" calculation of the length of a data-item

We need that the length of a data-item can be calculated automatically in relation to its context: this data-item is used in REDEFINES of different length, and must correspond to the REDEFINES which h...

Submitted

1
votes

Enterprise Cobol V6R2 - Defect - the "inline off" directive does not work

The ">>inline off" directive does not work as expected. A performed paragraph is inlined despite the ">> INLINE OFF" directive.

Submitted

1
votes

provide a COBOL cross-compile environment for Linux on System z target

provide a way to generate program objects that can run under Linux on system z, e.g. by adding compiler option specifying target [operating system=SUSE|RedHat, architecture, addressing environment]

Uncommitted Candidate


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