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SE72237: RDI 9.6.0.6 MAY NOT CORRECTLY SUPPORT A QUALIFIED PARAMETER WITHA VALUE THAT USES SINGLE QUOTES WHEN PROMPTING A CL COMMAND

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Rational Developer for i (RDI) 9.6.0.6 may not correctly support
    a qualified parameter with a value that uses single quotes when
    prompting a CL command. The CL Prompt fails to open and reports
    error EVFCL0020 "Character X not valid following string
    Y".
    
    This could happen for a parameter such as 
       MYPARM('email@address.com'/'Name'/*TO)
    
    The problem occurs when the CL parameter definition has
    qualifier parts to it, and some of the values for the qualifier
    sections of the parameter value are enclosed in single quotes.
    (The qualifier sections are separated by forward slashes outside
    of quotes.)
    
    The problem does not occur when double quotes are used, as often
    done for a common library/object parameter like
       SRCFILE("A.b"/"My.src")
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Those using RDi to edit and prompt CL commands.              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * The CL Command Prompter will not work for a valid command    *
    * string that has a qualified parameter with a value using     *
    * single quotes. Example:     MYPARM('Last Name'/'First Name') *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The CL Prompter was not able to correctly interpret the
    expression; but diagnosed it as invalid and refused to prompt
    it.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    SE72237

  • Reported component name

    RDI RPG AND COB

  • Reported component ID

    5724Y99RC

  • Reported release

    960

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-10-04

  • Closed date

    2020-12-08

  • Last modified date

    2020-12-08

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • CLPrompt
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RDI RPG AND COB

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Y99RC

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB08","label":"Cognitive Systems"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU054","label":"Systems w\/TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSAE4W","label":"Rational Developer for i"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"960"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
09 December 2020