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Yes, PL/I can call C/C++ routines. Learn more.

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No, IBM no longer offers a PL/I compiler for Windows.

PL3 is packed decimal, length 3 (bytes). That would correspond to fixed decimal(5), as a nibble of the 3 bytes is for the sign, and the remaining 5 nibbles for digits.

IBM File Manager contains a version of the PL/I compiler which is automatically invoked. There is a PTF available to fix the issue:

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You can submit a PL/I Case at the link below.

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