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PI21627: RATIONAL DEVELOPER FOR SYSTEM Z (RDZ): COBOL/LPEX Editors and Software Analyzer flag SPECAL-NAMES with errors

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Rational Developer for System z V8.5.1.5: Use of of
    SPECIAL-NAMES causes the COBOL and LPEX editor to issue a
    "Misplaced construct" syntax warning.
    
    Also the use of SPECIAL-NAMES causes the following error when
    attempting to use Software Analyzer:
       CRRZV0009E The following files contained syntax errors and
    were not processed.
    
    Below is an example of the code that is flagged in the editor:
    000009 SPECIAL-NAMES.
    000010     CLASS BSCLASS-JA  IS '1' 'J' 'Y' <-- Misplaced
    Construct
    000011     CLASS BSCLASS-NEIN IS '0' 'N'
    000012     DECIMAL-POINT IS COMMA
    000013     C01 IS TOP-OF-PAGE
    000014     CURRENCY SIGN IS '$'.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • There was a defect in the RDz COBOL parser that could not handle
    a mix of environment clauses and other special names clauses
    within the special names paragraph.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed defect in RDz COBOL parser that could not handle mix of
    environment clauses and other special names clauses within the
    special names paragraph.
    
    The problem listed in this APAR has been resolved with
    IBM Rational Developer for System z V8.5.1.6 Fix Pack which
    is available from the Recommended Fixes support download page:
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=2294&uid=swg27006335
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI21627

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    851

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-07-09

  • Closed date

    2015-02-04

  • Last modified date

    2015-02-04

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0700

Applicable component levels

  • R851 PSY

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 851

Reference #: PI21627

Modified date: 04 February 2015