Yes: I have two customers who have been using it for a couple years and before that RPG/400 for the 36. I try to avoid using functions not transferable to the AS400 but since both customers would never migrate their code to the AS400 (native) it really doesn't matter. Carl H. Gerlach Apex Information Systems Group www.apex-isg.com <http://www.apex-isg.com> 414-744-9232 Toll Free: 1-888-400-Yr2k Fax: 414-744-9242 -----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Pete Hall Sent: Friday, October 01, 1999 8:32 PM To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com Subject: Re: Anybody using ASNA's RPG400 for the Advanced 36 ?? At 22:18 09/30/1999 , Kirk Goins wrote: >I have a client that is using this product on a RS/6000 using OPEN36 >emulation sw. The client wanted to continue using this compiler as he >migrated back on to a AS/400. We had selected the S36EE as the way to go >until today when ASNA told us this compiler will only work in the M36 >machine or true AS/36. Anybody been able to even install it(we can't) in >the S36EE? From what I remember of it, this product uses assembler modules to provide the added functionality. As you know, there is no assembler on the AS/400. Even if there were, the 36EE is not object compatible with any flavor of S36. 36EE requires a recompile of everything. Since you can't link the assembler modules, your basically SOL for migration. It is possible to convert RPG III and run it natively. I did one notable conversion of ASNA RPG III to AS/400. I can tell you with some authority that if you have gotten at all cute with the product on the S/36, you will regret it on the AS/400. In particular, there are many tricks that can be played with redefining data buffers that will make your life very interesting. If the product was used with the intent of porting the code to the AS/400, and programming was done mostly by people that were familiar with RPG III, you may be in good shape. Pete Hall firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.execpc.com/~pbhall +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +--- +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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