PM85675: COMPILER RETURNS RC=218 WHEN SPECIFYING LIMITS(FIXEDBIN(31,63) FIXEDDEC(15,31) USING UNSPEC BUILTIN

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When the UNSPEC builtin is used along with these compile options
    LIMITS(FIXEDBIN(31,63),FIXEDDEC(15,31)the Enterprise PL/I 3.9.0
    compiler returns a rc=218.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Users applying the IUNSIGNED built-in        *
    *                 function to BIT variables whie also using    *
    *                 the LIMITS(FIXEDBIN(31,63)) compiler option  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: For most BIT variables, this would lead *
    *                      to a compiler abend                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The compiler has been corrected to handle such code
    appropriately
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM85675

  • Reported component name

    ENT PL/I FOR Z/

  • Reported component ID

    5655H3100

  • Reported release

    390

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-03-26

  • Closed date

    2013-03-28

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-02

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

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

    UK92999 PM85881

Modules/Macros

  • IBMZINN
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    ENT PL/I FOR Z/

  • Fixed component ID

    5655H3100

Applicable component levels

  • R390 PSY UK92999

       UP13/03/30 P F303

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More support for:

z/OS family

Software version:

3.9

Reference #:

PM85675

Modified date:

2013-04-02

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