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PL/I compiler for Linux (or Windows)

Besides z/OS and AIX the PL/I compiler was also available for Windows several years ago. This allowed us to use nearly the same source on z/OS and on Windows. We used the PL/I preprocessor to adapt th...

Declined

2
votes

Built-in Function SYSDSN

PL/I is lacking the ability to check for the existence of a dataset.    Adding a built-in function like the clist SYSDSN function would be very helpful.

DECLARE
  FOUND    BIT(1)    INIT('0'B);

FOUND = SY...

Planned for Future Release

1
votes

Support compilation of PL/I and COBOL programs without an active DB2 connec...

Support compilation of PL/I and COBOL programs without an active DB2 connection

Declined

1
votes

Restore CMPAT(LE) in PL/1 V5R1 compiler

A (limited) set of our PL/1 code base is still using CMPAT(LE), which is not supported anymore by the latest V5R1 PL/1 compiler.    This was discovered late in our testing phase and can not be changed b...

Planned for Future Release

1
votes

Cross reference should also show "SET" caused by ALLOCATE

The Attribute/Xref Table shows the "Sets" and "Refs" for variables used in a program. However, it does not (status, EPLI V4.3) show any variables set upon ALLOC of a BASED structure declared with init...

Submitted

1
votes

Loop shadow variables

In many fields it's common to process daily/weekly/monthly/yearly data and compare said data with data of the previous period.

Declined

1
votes

Provide an Enterprise PL/I function to get the current call stack level.

Provide an Enterprise PL/I function to get the current call stack level.

                Example: Main calls subroutine A, A calls subroutine B: at that point the call stack level is 3 (assuming Main...

Planned for Future Release

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