IBM Rational Business Developer 8.5.1 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 8.5 including all predecessor fix packs.
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How critical is this fix?
|This release is a maintenance release of Rational Business Developer 8.5. It contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.|
Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review a list of the problems solved in this release.
Known side effects
|PM75789||ADD RUNTIME CUSTOMIZATION OPTION FOR CALLED PROGRAM THAT CONTROLS OVERFLOW.|
|PM70053||ASRA occurs when V8 EGL generated COBOL program accesses DLI and V7 EGL program is the MAIN|
|PM76060||EGLSDK not complient with RTC API's to lacate ccubldc.exe|
|PM65730||Automatic Java generation not synchronized with the projectBuild task|
|PM68916||DFT RBD "Order by" is stripped out when "for update" is in the same SQL|
|PM72677||SQL key word Indicator causes DB2 preprocess error in RBD COBOL 8.0.1|
|PM72681||SET more than two host variables doesn't work in COBOLGen|
|PM74691||Retrieve SQL returns error message SQL type UNKNOWN for type LONG VARCHAR|
|PM74796||Slow of compiling EGL source code|
|PM73109||EGL debugger returns an incorrect result error dialog with MathLib.ceiling|
|PM57563||Migration tool does not wrap mathlib.abs with assign as documented|
|PM76204||EGL application that works fine with the exception of running it in IE6|
|PM65027||In CSP the "NUMERIC attribute on a character field was a hardware enforced attribute.|
|PM65093||RBD documentation contains Tutorials which should not be there as RBD do not ship JAX-WS functionality.|
|PM75078||Incomplete documentation of options on migrating EGL/Java application from WebSphere Application Server 6.1 to newer runtimes|
For enhancements in Rational Business Developer 8.5.1, see the What's new in Rational Business Developer 8.5.1.
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What is Fix Central(FC)?
|Fix Pack 1 for 8.5||20 Nov 2012||English||1||FC|
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Problems (APARS) fixed