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SE59304: RDI 9.1.0 WON'T DEBUG OR DO CODE COVERAGE OF PROGRAMS WITH SPECIAL CHARACTERS IN THE NAME

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When debug such as the Debug As > Batch action or code coverage
    is attempted for a program that contains a special character
    such as '@' there is no result and no message issued.
    
    The same actions work fine with the previous version of RDI.
    

Local fix

  • 1. Select the program from the Remote Systems view
    2. From the Debug toolbar, select "Debug Configurations..."
    3. From the launch config dialog, double click on "IBM i: Debug
       Batch Application" to create a new launch config
       --> The program name "PLV@0007R2" ill be filled in
    4. Then click the Debug button
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * ILE RPG developers using RDi.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * RDi 9.1.0 won't Debug or do Code Coverage of programs with   *
    * special characters in the name.                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When a program name contains a special character such as '@', we
    are not able to run debug or code coverage on it.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem is fixed in the RDi 9.1.1 update.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    SE59304

  • Reported component name

    RDI RPG AND COB

  • Reported component ID

    5724Y99RC

  • Reported release

    910

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-06-18

  • Closed date

    2014-12-24

  • Last modified date

    2014-12-24

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Modules/Macros

  • Debug
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RDI RPG AND COB

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Y99RC

Applicable component levels

  • R910 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
24 December 2014