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PM87606: Rational Developer for System z (RDz) 8.5.1: Bad restitution of some characters shown in include files via hover (PLI source)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Rational Developer for System z - RDz - v8.5.1: The real-time
    syntax parser for PL/I may not use the correct code page when
    analyzing include files.
    As a result, syntax errors may be falsely identified at
    the locations of INCLUDE statements, and the source hover
    pop-up on INCLUDE statements may display the incorrect
    characters for some characters.
    
    Local fix: None
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    *
    USERS AFFECTED:
        RD/z users who edit PL/I programs with include files that do
    not use the default IBM-037 character encoding.
    ****************************************************************
    *
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
       RD/z incorrectly displayed warnings and did not display hover
    help correctly
    for include files that did not use the default host character
    encoding.
    

Problem conclusion

  • ************************************************************
    PROBLEM RESOLUTION:
      RD/z correctly displays hover help and does not report
    incorrect
    warnings when users edit PL/I programs with include files
    that do not use the default host character encoding (IBM-037).
    
    The problem listed in this APAR has been resolved with
    IBM Rational Developer for System z V8.5.1.4 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

    PM87606

  • Reported component name

    RD/Z HOST

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0723

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-04-23

  • Closed date

    2013-10-16

  • Last modified date

    2013-10-16

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RD/Z HOST

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0723

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 8.5

Reference #: PM87606

Modified date: 16 October 2013