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PI38038: COPYBOOKS WITH NAMES CONTAINING #@$ ON -INC STATEMENT ARE NOT FOUND BY THE RDZ COBOL EDITOR

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In Rational Developer for System z - RDz - v9.1.1, copybooks
    with
    names including special characters like #@$ are not found by the
    COBOL editor
    when used in a -INC statement.
    
    For example:
    -INC CPY#@$2
    
    Those 3 characters are used in various codepages for national
    characters.
    - ᅦ ᅦ ᅦ  for Danish/Norwegian codepage,
    - and ᅦ ᅦ ᅦ  for the Swedish/Finnish codepage.
    

Local fix

  • Copybooks are found if the name is between quotes (-INC
    "CPY#@$2")
    

Problem summary

  • Copybooks with names including special characters like
    #@$ are not found by the COBOL editor when used in a
    -INC statement.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Add the support to honor the 3 special characters #@$ on a -INC
    statement without quotes.
    
    The problem listed in this APAR has been resolved with
    IBM Rational Developer for System z V9.1.1.2 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

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI38038

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    910

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-03-30

  • Closed date

    2015-10-16

  • Last modified date

    2015-10-16

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0700

Applicable component levels

  • R911 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 9.1

Reference #: PI38038

Modified date: 16 October 2015