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Re: CVTILERPG


  • Subject: Re: CVTILERPG
  • From: "Bob Luebbe" <bluebbe@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 08:21:24 -0600

fixed

Thanks for your input Vernon.  We actually run IBM's CVTRPGSRC under the
covers, then enhance the source code after that point.  You press F4 to
prompt the CVTILERPG command, which will allow you to override the "DIV to
EVAL" conversion, as well as many other conversion options.


Thanks,

Bob Luebbe
CONNECTIONS 2000, Inc.
http://www.conn2000.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Vern Hamberg <hambergv@goldengate.net>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Monday, February 23, 1998 6:59 PM
Subject: Re: CVTILERPG


>Hans
>
>At 12:44 PM 2/23/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>Why didn't you use CVTRPGSRC to convert your programs?  It comes
>>with your ILE RPG compiler.  It may not convert as much of your source
>>to use the new syntax, but it does make a very good attempt to maintain
>>the programs semantics.  (And where it can't, it tells you what it hasn't
>>done so you can address those issues yourself.)
>>
>>There are 3rd party tools that do more, but may not preserve the
>>semantics of the program.  As you've noticed, arithmetic in free-form
>>expressions doesn't work quite the same as the fixed format arithmetic
>>op-codes.  Overflow handling is one of the reasons.  We decided to
>>always signal numeric overflow in expressions for several reasons:
>
>-snip-
>
>CVTILERPG starts out with CVTILERPG and then does some further processing.
>You can set various processing controls, including whether to turn DIVs,
>etc., into EVALs, and these parameters can be set individually for all the
>arithmetic OPs.
>
>Bob Luebbe, the creator, is sometimes on this list and has been very
>responsive to our needs.
>
>This is in no way meant to diminish your good efforts, only to point out
>that the person with the problem could have solved it by pressing F9 when
>using the CVTILERPG command  !-{)
>
>Cheers
>
>Vernon Hamberg
>Systems Software Programmer
>Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
>400 Second Avenue South
>Minneapolis, MN 55401
>(612) 371-1111 x480
>
>
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