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PI79917: IBM DEVELOPER FOR Z SYSTEMS V9.5.1 - COBOL REAL-TIME SYNTAX CHECK ENFORCES STRICT USE OF CONTINUATION CHARACTER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In IBM Developer for z Systems V9.5.1, when using "-" as a
    continuation character to continue a string on the
    next line in COBOL source, there is a difference between the
    COBOL compiler and the COBOL editor. When there
    is no string following a continuation character, the COBOL
    editor gets out of sync and is not able to interpret
    the source anymore. The COBOL compiler, on the other hand, is
    more tolerant and only gives a warning.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • An unnecessary line continuation character was breaking the
    parser.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI79917

  • Reported component name

    DEV FOR Z SYS

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    951

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-04-12

  • Closed date

    2017-11-30

  • Last modified date

    2017-11-30

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DEV FOR Z SYS

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0700

Applicable component levels

  • R951 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 951

Reference #: PI79917

Modified date: 30 November 2017