Probably the biggest limitation is the program verifiers and syntax
checkers but the full list of limitations will be published on Friday.
Then you can see which ones might impact you. Where possible we have tried
to put in workarounds. It is our 1st Mac release and hopefully we can make
it better over time.

Note: it is not all syntax checkers, just the ones that are written in C
(not Java). So, CL and DDS still have a syntax checker but COBOL and RPG
do not.


Eric Simpson
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To: Rational Developer for IBM i / Websphere Development Studio
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Date: 09/06/2016 11:17 AM
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On 9/6/2016 9:29 AM, Eric Simpson wrote:
For the Mac support, there will be a list of 'limitations' posted on

The limitations posted on the announcement are pretty significant, IMO.

Note: Some functions, such as program verifiers and syntax checkers,
are not available on OS X.

Are there _more_ limitations that haven't been announced?


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