OK, guys. I have a program variable in an SQLRPGLE program I am debugging in RDi 9.0.1 defined as 2000 characters. I am loading this variable with an SQL statement to which I am appending " or CPINSD = XXX" where "XXX" is an alphanumeric number coming from a record in a file. The variable gets to a length of 1024 and I can't append the closing parenthesis to close the statement. I have proven that the length can't exceed 1024 characters by removing the last "or CPINSD = XXX" from the variable so the length is less than 1024 bytes, and the closing parenthesis is properly added to the variable. When I dump the program, the dump shows that the variable has 2000 characters allotted to it.
Is there some limitation that says that a variable in a program cannot exceed 1024 characters?

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