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Number of votes Request headline and description

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

5
votes

COBOL 6 needs to utilize the memory in the 64 bit address space for busines...

Humana proposes the following changes to the COBOL 6 compiler OR, creation of a new COBOL64 compiler with these capabilities. 1. Make the Compiler capable of utilizing the 64-bit address space to take...

Duplicate

4
votes

64 bit support in COBOL

We need 64 bit addressing capability with our COBOL application program executables.

Uncommitted Candidate

3
votes

Show inserted CICS elements as part of the source code COBOL listing

When compiling with the COBOL co-processor, when CICS elements DFHEIBLK and DFHCOMMAREA are not coded by the programmer they are inserted by the compiler into the LINKAGE SECTION and as parameters on ...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

Cobol data type that corresponds to Db2 for z/OS DECFLOAT data type

In Db2 for z/OS you can store data as DECFLOAT. There is no corresponding Cobol data type, so when using DECFLOAT in Cobol programs we have to cast between DECFLOAT and a Cobol data type that does not...

Duplicate

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

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...

Submitted

1
votes

Enterprise Cobol V5/V6 - non-dependent codepage binary code

In our RFE 127911, we propose the generation of a platform-independent binary code, which can possibly be run on non-EBCDIC platforms. This assumes that strings of characters, possibly reduced to a s...

Declined

1
votes

Enterprise Cobol V5/V6 - ARCH(0) for non-dependent hardware

As stated in our RFE 110886, the choice of ARCH level during compilation can be problematic. An alternative would be to produce a binary code independent of any hardware (zSeries or others). In the ...

Declined

1
votes

Enterprise Cobol V6 - No use of ED and EDMK HLASM instruction when OPTIMIZE...

We found that the Enterprise Cobol V6 did not use the ED and EDMK assembly instructions for formatting the edited numeric fields when the optimization level was not at 0 : OPTIMIZE(1|2). We deduced th...

Declined

1
votes

IGYCB7300-W was safely removed by the optimizer

When the compiler detects a paragraph that never can be executed, COBOL V4 produced the message : " IGYOP3091-W Code from "procedure name OMV6-8" to ...

Declined

1
votes

Compiling masks of numeric-edited data-item at runtime

In a system that has to manage several currencies, it might be interesting for performance reasons to be able to "compile" at runtime the masks of the numeric-edited data-items. Currently, if we wan...

Declined

1
votes

Entreprise Cobol - Internal format for INDEX with offset and occurrence num...

The internal storage format of an INDEX uses four bytes to store the offset relative to the beginning of the memory table (as long as the compiler generates 31-bit addressing code). We propose to use ...

Need More Information

1
votes

Boolean support and bit manipulation

Support for Standard COBOL "Boolean support and bit manipulation". This includes (but is not limited to those I might have overlooked): - Boolean data PICTURE clause, i.e.: USAGE DISPLAY PICTURE 1. - ...

Uncommitted Candidate


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