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21
votes

LIST Option causes issues with messages from COBOL 5.2 compiler

When compile parm LIST is used with the parm FLAG(I,I), compiler diagnostic messages that are supposed to be printed at the end of the source listing (page 327 Programming Guide SC14-7382-03) are in f...

Delivered

7
votes

Bring back Compiler Message placement at the end of the Compiler Listing

In current versions of COBOL, compiler messages are placed in the middle of the listing, between the "Data Division Map" and the "Assembler Listing". This makes them hard to find and makes life harder...

Duplicate

3
votes

COBOL 6 should use zIIP processor

The Enterprise COBOL Compiler Version 6 (and also V5) use much more CPU Resources than Version 4. Not only 12 Percent, but Factor 12. We need 12 times more CPU for compiling than in the older versions...

Submitted

3
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...

Submitted

3
votes

Make COBOL Compiler and Runtime maintenance level independent

We compile our programs in one LPAR, we test them, and finally we distribute the objects to the Banks in other countries (Production LPAR). The software level of COBOL 5.1 complier and following versi...

Under Consideration

3
votes

SSRANGE with Suboptions MSG/ABD

Introduce SSRANGE with suboptions MSG/ABD for cobol V5.2. This option was introduced in COBOL version 6.1 with the APAR PI74933

Planned for Future Release

2
votes

Upgrade the IBM supplied CICS Reserved Word Table

It appears that IBM hasn't reviewed and upgraded the supplied CICS reserved word table for many releases (and versions) of COBOL. For example, OO syntax has been restricted under CICS for many version...

Uncommitted Candidate

2
votes

Cobol V5/V6 - BI or MULTI ARCH in same program object

In a multi hardware context (zEC12, z13 and may be z14), the choice of the compilation level, ARCH option, is problematic: - compiling only once with the lowest level does not allow to benefit from th...

Submitted

2
votes

To flag warning during compilation if ODO variable not setup

To request for the compiler to flag situations where the ODO object variable in the linkage section is not properly set up. i.e. outside the bounds of integer-1 through integer-2

Submitted

2
votes

Cobol V6 - PARMCHECK option

The PARMCHECK option of Cobol V6 (PTF for APAR PI78089) is used to detect the memory overflow performed by a subprogram called by a CALL statement. PARMCHECK is limited to adding a buffer zone at the ...

Uncommitted Candidate

1
votes

Increse of COBOL PGT 4 Megabytes Limitation

Encountered IGYAS5159-U Procedure plus constant area exceeded 4 megabytes. "PGT" capacity was exceeded when compiling COBOL program generated via RBD 9.5. Generated COBOL program from RBD tend to be...

Submitted

1
votes

RFE for IBM COBOL FOR AIX 5.1 SCU: AUTO ADD COMMENTS TO MODIFIED SOURCE COD...

Customer requires that each modified file by SCU, includes a comment line with the modified line, indicating previous line modified.

Submitted

1
votes

RFE for IBM COBOL FOR AIX 5.1 SCU: AUTO REPLACE "<>" CONDITIONAL FOR "NOT="

Customer requires that IBM COBOL 5.1 FOR AIX SCU automatically replaces "<>" conditional for "NOT=". The SCU has to take into care that ocassionally, the source code can have a SQL SELECT statement w...

Submitted

1
votes

RFE for IBM COBOL FOR AIX 5.1 SCU: AUTO ADD CLOSING END-IF STATEMENT

Customer is requesting that IBM COBOL SCU automatically adds the closing END-IF statement when needed in the source code, based on the fact that IBM Compiler already detects were it is needed.

Submitted

1
votes

COBOL for AIX should Support SSRANGE(MSG), which has been implemented with ...

SSRANGE can only find one problem per run: Currently, when the SSRANGE code detects the first subscript or index out-of-range condition, it issues a terminating error message and then ABENDs. There is...

Uncommitted Candidate


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