Hi Ken,
Thomas told me that he has moved the update site to
Is that the one you were trying to access?

I had some challenges with the RPGUNIT in LIBL requirement.
I solved it by creating a RPGUNIT JOBD in the lib of the tested program.
The other way that worked was to set the RPGUNIT preferences to use
(This would work with your approach of setting the RSE connection to have
What did not work for me was point to non-default JOBD. I guess I should
open a bug.


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From: Ken Killian <kkillian@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Subject: Re: [WDSCI-L] "Run RPG Unit Test" prompt?
Date: Mon, May 14, 2018 10:00 AM


I was trying to get a new IBM i Developer to get RPG-UNIT installed this
morning, and the web-site seems to be *STILL* down...

Before the web-site went down, I was able to get it installed for
another IBM i Developer. I had a heck of time get RPG-UNIT to work on
their new RDI install...

Once again a library-list issue. Since RPG-UNIT seems to create a new
instance when it runs the RPG-Unit.

My profile has the library "RPGUNIT" on my library list, so no problem
for me.

A quick work around to fix the library-list issue in RDI/RPG-UNIT it
1.) In Remote system, right click your connection and select properties
2.) Select "Subsystem"
3.) Add library "RPGUNIT", Library Position: *LAST
5.) Disconnect and reconnect. Problem Solved!

After doing that on the new Developer's RDI/RPGUNIT worked flawless.
Just a good tip to share...

-Ken Killian-

-----Original Message-----
From: WDSCI-L <wdsci-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Edmund
Sent: Friday, May 11, 2018 11:46 AM
To: wdsci-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: wdsci-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [WDSCI-L] "Run RPG Unit Test" prompt?

Thank you so much for bringing me up to speed on RPGUnit, since I am
trying to promote it now.

However today, I am seeing that the update site is not up. Is this

----- Original message -----
From: Tools/400 <thomas.raddatz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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To: wdsci-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [WDSCI-L] "Run RPG Unit Test" prompt?
Date: Thu, May 10, 2018 9:50 AM

Hi Edmund,

The 31s0 data type is a historical thing. Now it is impossible to
the procedure interface without breaking binary backward
RPGUnit from "lacton" is were the history of RPGUnit began:


No response to my posting from 2014-08-25.

No response to my posting from 2012-05-15.

Mihaels's opinion regarding the project activity from 2017-12-14.

Then Mihael Schmidt forked the RPG code because there was no
from the original developer and he assumed the project is dead.
basically added the user space interface to integrate RPGUnit into
RPGNextGen. He called the utility ILEUnit but never made the
portion available:


I do not remember the details, but Mihael passed his plug-in code
in RPGNextGen) to me for whatever reasons (that I do not remember).
refactored some aspects in the RPG code and greatly enhanced the
plug-in. Basically I fixed some quick & dirty RPG things and I
the user space interface to get more information back into RDi.
Next I
spend a lot of work in making the RPG code more robust when it
comes to
unexpected runtime errors. Last but not least I translated the
to German and added the help pages. I called the utility iRPGUnit:


Now the idea is to join ILEUnit and iRPGUnit again. I hope that we
it done until the end of the year. I have a whole bunch of other
what to do in Summer and Autumn.

You can already compare DATE, TIME and TIMESTAMP values using the
assert() procedure:

assert(actualDate = expectedDate: errorMsg);

But of course it is not a big deal to add special procedures for
People may add a feature request if they are interested in that.

Comparing UCS data, however, is a good idea, although you can also
assert() for it. People may also add a features request for that.


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