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SE59477: RDI 9.1.0 SAVING SOURCE WITH HEX CHARACTERS FROM AN OFFLINE CONNECTION TO AN ONLINE CONNECTION FAILS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When a source member that contains 5250 display attribute (hex)
    characters is opened from one RSE connection that is then set
    into offline mode then the source is saved to another RSE
    connection the save may fail and the local copy of the source
    may be cleared.
    

Local fix

  • Before attempting the operation change the local workspace
    character encoding to UTF-8 and clear the RSE file cache
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * ILE RPG developers using RDi hex characters.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * In RDi 9.1, saving source with hex characters from an        *
    * offline connection to an online connection causes the file   *
    * to delete its contents.                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When a source member that contains 5250 display attribute (hex)
    characters is opened from one RSE connection that is then set
    into offline mode then saved to another RSE connection, the save
    may fail and the local copy of the source may be cleared.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem is fixed in the RDi 9.1.1 update.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    SE59477

  • 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

    2014-07-31

  • 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

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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