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Rational Business Developer Fix Pack 5 ( for 8.0.1

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IBM Rational Business Developer has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 8.0.1 including all predecessor fix packs.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description
This section provides an overview on what is new in this release with a description of any new functions or enhancements when applicable.
This section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.
This section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.
This section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.
This section provides the installation instructions necessary to apply this release into your environment.
This section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.
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Click to review a complete list of the defects (APARs) resolved in this release including a list of resolved defects for the entire version family.


Rational Business Developer 8.0.1

Important Notes: If you use an system to generate COBOL to z/OS or z/VSE, then the latest PTF for your platform (UK92032 for z/OS, UK91995 for z/VSE) is required to successfully execute the program. These PTFs will continue to support programs generated with all previous levels. For the PTF list of the Rational COBOL Runtime for z/OS, please see Fix List for Rational Business Developer.

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How critical is this fix?

Impact Assessment
Impact Description
This release is a maintenance release of Rational Business Developer 8.0.1. It contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.

Problems solved

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

The following defects were not resolved in this release:

Component APAR Description
COBOL Generation
PM81302 Print Form Not Properly Aligned
PM79202 IES bug 130295 fix to address debugger freezes with Windows 7
PM81855 RBD v8.1.0.2 EGL Source format function doesn't work correctly
PM82786 SQL statements with INTO items generation warning
PM82802 Usage of EGLSDK not longer display with latest version of RBD
PM79394 Exception when setting up a Debug Message Listener
PM81508 The strlib.clip(1) function in an EGL incorrectly strips the trailing blank in additio to the leading blank in an EGL program
Java Generation
PM81101 Set empty on tree dimensional array throws ClassCastException
PM82119 Javalib functions of type any
PM82177 UIGateway program gets unexpected timeout in 30 min
PM83430 Numeric field are not checked and truncated when enter some digits followed by something that's not allowed in a number.
Rich UI
PM81462 SSLC0008E received when customer tried to use an HTTPS port using HTTP protocol
PM83032 SetElementsEmpty EGL array function produces generation error

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What is Fix Central(FC)?
RBD Fixes on Fix Central 8 Mar 2013 English 1000000 FC

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More support for: Rational Business Developer

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Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 4034183

Modified date: 18 March 2013