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This is the RPG Cafe. Information about RPG enhancements, and other RPG-related topics.

RPG Cafe

Welcome to the RPG Cafe

Short URL for this page: https://ibm.biz/rpg_cafe

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Announcement

  • New Spring 2022: PTF enhancements for 7.3, 7.4, and 7.5:
    • New messaging opcodes SND-MSG and ON-EXCP

      Warning For this enhancement, a PTF for the RPG runtime is needed on the system where you compile your program and on any system where you run a program with SND-MSG or ON-EXCP.

    7.3 PTFs for the Spring 2022 Enhancements:

    • RPG runtime: 5770SS1 SI79656

      Note: You need this PTF on any 7.3 system where you run a program with SND-MSG or ON-EXCP.

    • ILE RPG compiler: 5770WDS SI79717

    7.4 PTFs for the Spring 2022 Enhancements:

    • RPG runtime: 5770SS1 SI79655

      Note: You need this PTF on any 7.4 system where you run a program with SND-MSG or ON-EXCP.

    • ILE RPG compiler: 5770WDS SI79711
    • ILE RPG compiler, TGTRLS(V7R3M0): 5770WDS SI79719

    7.5 PTFs for the Spring 2022 Enhancements:

    • RPG runtime: 5770SS1 SI79642

      Note: You need this PTF on any 7.5 system where you run a program with SND-MSG or ON-EXCP.

    • ILE RPG compiler: 5770WDS SI79659
    • ILE RPG compiler, TGTRLS(V7R4M0): 5770WDS SI79718
    • ILE RPG compiler, TGTRLS(V7R3M0): 5770WDS SI79720

    Note: The PTFs are also available in Db2 for i Fix Packs. See Db2 for IBM i 2022 PTF Group Schedule.

Notifications

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  1. Enter "Rational Development Studio for i" in the Product Lookup.
  2. Click "Subscribe".
  3. Select "News" and any other categories you're interested in, then click "Submit".

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IBM Ideas: Request for Enhancement

Here is the list of current Ideas for RPG: https://ibm.biz/rpg_rfe. You can

  • Vote for the Ideas you think are most important.
  • Add Ideas to your watch list.
  • Add your own comments to Ideas. If you have a use case for the Idea that is not mentioned yet in the comments, be sure to add a comment about your use case. The information in the Idea about why it would be useful is at least as important as the number of votes for the Idea.

If you don't find an existing Idea that describes what you want, open a new Idea:

  1. Select
    Workspace IBM i
    Category Languages - RPG
  2. Write the title of your Idea clearly so that other people can easily find your Idea and vote for it.
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ILE RPG enhancements delivered through PTFs

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How To

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Utilities

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Tips

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Document Information

Modified date:
06 May 2022

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