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5
votes

Separate NUMCHECK's MSG/ABD suboptions by type

We're trying to ease our developers into NUMCHECK, and have mostly got PAC through, using the parameter NUMCHECK(NOZON,PAC,NOBIN,ABD) unless specifically requested to downgrade to NUMCHECK(NOZON,PAC,N...

Declined

4
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...

Submitted

4
votes

Ability to track older version of compiled cobol code

My customer is interested in tracking other versions of Cobol below 5.2. They have a utility to run against there cobol loadlibs that produces the different levels and counts but they have no way of d...

Under Consideration

3
votes

Drop warning message for EXCI programs

We have programmers who feel compelled to have their compiles complete with a zero return code. This became an issue when we upgraded from COBOL 4.2 to 6.2; the warning message was not issued with the...

Under Consideration

3
votes

Cobol - New Reserved Words to reduce hard coding

My suggestion is Cobol should have two new reserved words containing the currently executing Section / Paragraph name i.e. CURRENT-SECTION / CURRENT-PARAGRAPH (both would have an implicit picture clau...

Under Consideration

2
votes

Enterprise Cobol V4/V6 - Support LARGE or EXTENDED format for SYSUTn

When the compiler work files are declared as LARGE or EXTENDED format, explicitly by JCL (DSNTYPE=LARGE), or implicitly by an SMS dataclass, the compiler triggers an S213-14 abend. The compiler shoul...

Under Consideration

2
votes

COBOL V5+ Recursion Protection for File Declaratives

If an abnormal file condition is "protected" by a COBOL declarative routine and this routine closes the file the file status becomes 00 and another write attempt by the application will fail again dri...

Under Consideration

1
votes

Enterprise Cobol - Using coprocessors as independent tools

The use of DB2 and CICS preprocessors is deprecated in favor of the coprocessors built into the Cobol compiler. We would like to be able to use the coprocessors as independent utilities, ie to transf...

Under Consideration

1
votes

Improvement to NUMCHECK to report Ahead of Invaild data being passed

We are currently moving all the modules from V3and v4 to v6. During that process we came accross one issue reported by teh application support people that when we move alphanume...

Under Consideration

1
votes

Secured Move Overlapping

Sometimes it may be necessary to shift data within a structure. Example: - Insert / remove an item in a sorted memory table. - Insert / replace / remove a substring in a string. For this we can define...

Uncommitted Candidate

1
votes

V7R3 COBOL ILE PARMS Function fails when called from QZRUCLSP

When Called from a caller that does not pass the Minimal operational descriptor, the PARMS function fails catastrophically. This causes an un-graceful and uncontrolled end to the Program invoking PARM...

Need More Information

1
votes

Provide ISO 2014COBOL Decimal Floating Point Support

Submitted By: 3100012QSB #56 Submitted Date: 2016-06-14, Submitted By: Cheryl Watson

Uncommitted Candidate


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