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Re: CVTILERPG


  • Subject: Re: CVTILERPG
  • From: "Bob Luebbe" <bluebbe@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 08:25:00 -0600

fixed

Your right Brad, the manual for CVTILERPG does explain the potential problem
of overflows on EVALs.  It is too bad that EVAL does not allow for a
truncation option like the old arithmetic operators did.

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

-----Original Message-----
From: BVStone@Taylorcorp.com <BVStone@Taylorcorp.com>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Monday, February 23, 1998 11:04 AM
Subject: RE: CVTILERPG


>Are you using half adjust?  Are these statements those funky date
>manipulation ones?
>
>I'm sure the documentation for Conn2000's utitlity did say to test
>before doing all conversions, or something similar.
>
>Bradley V. Stone
>bvstone@taylorcorp.com
>http://prairie.lakes.com/~bvstone/
>"People train don't run out of Wicheta... Lessn' you're a hog, or a
>cattle.  People train runs out of Stubville."
>
> ----Original Message-----
> From: wawrzaszek@austeel.com [SMTP:wawrzaszek@austeel.com]
> Sent: Monday, February 23, 1998 7:51 AM
> To: Midrange Computing
> Subject: CVTILERPG
>
> HELP!!!!
>
> I converted a bunch of my RPG400 programs to RPGIV using the
>cvtilerpg
> program.  I have run into a big problem.  It converted all by
>div
> statements to eval statements but free form calculations do not
>support
> arithmetic overflow and 99% of the time this will occur.  We are
>always
> chopping off decimal places, so now I have to go back through
>all of these
> programs and convert all my div statements back to fixed
>format??!!  Please
> let me know if I am not understanding this, but I keep getting a
>run time
> error telling me my result field is not large enough to store
>the results.
>
> I appreciate any help you can give me.
>
>
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