• Subject: Re: SQLRPGLE (was External file reads into DS's)
  • From: Dave Mahadevan <mahadevan@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Jul 1999 14:10:36 -0400
  • Organization: Stoner and Associates

Nelson:

Sadly, the SQL precompiler for C is no better no worse.   What is frustrating
is IBM markets DB2 as  the greatest thing to sliced bread but provides the
development with crappy precompilers.  And dont start me on the interactive
SQL shortcomings.

"Nelson C. Smith" wrote:

> If IBM is serious about wanting us to use SQL as a "standard" database
> language, they could at least give us an RPG precompiler that works.  I
> would be willing to to bet that the C SQL precompiler understands Includes
> and local variables.
>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: John Carr <74711.77@compuserve.com>
> ><SNIP>
> >
> >
> >I believe Rochester owns the precompiler.  I really don't think they
> >give a rip about RPG period,  so it's hard getting any thing done.
> >It's a single pass precompiler,  which is why you can't have the
> >FETCH physically before the DECLARE etc in your program code.  It S@#$%^
> >If anyone is listening from Rochester would love to hear from you
> >on this matter.
> >
> >John Carr
>
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Thank You.

Regards

Dave Mahadevan.. mailto:mahadevan@fuse.net


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