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dbpre V 0.3 released

Finally dbpre V 0.3 is released.

Unfortunately i had some trouble with KDESVN and messed up some files, which includes cobmysqlapi.c >.<

After hopefully fixing that mess, the new release was tested with GnuCobol 2.xx.
It's late at night and i don't want to install a 1.xx version and do the tests with that version, so, fingers crossed that it's working, I am going to check that during the next days.

Please report any bugs/problems/ideas in the forum here ("Discussion" at the top of the page).... read more

Posted by The_Piper 2014-06-03

cobmysqlapi.c for 1.xx and 2.xx

Finally the new version of cobmysqlapi.c, which can handle both GnuCobol 1.xx and 2.xx has passed the first tests (and so did my test program PCTB003B).

Which means, a few more tests with both compiler versions and maybe writing a little bit more of documentation, and we can have another release of dbpre soon.

Posted by The_Piper 2014-05-28

Progress of a new release of dbpre

Finally i had some spare time to work on dbpre again and was able to fix most of the errors Mario reported.

SQL statements with a * in column 7 are not preprocessed.

SQL commands just in the line of EXEC SQL are processed now, but:

END-EXEC must be a separate line right now.

END-EXEC or END-EXEC. (with a dot) are now understood by dbpre, but whatever, no dot '.' will be created by dbpre, so keep that in mind, if you're still writing COBOL programs in the ancient style from 1000 years ago with dots at the end of every statement!... read more

Posted by The_Piper 2014-05-22

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