Are the AS400 MGR Rexx Programs Distributed with CA Automation Point r11.5 compatible with the Open Object Rexx interpreter?

Document ID : KB000047566
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction: 

I ran a bunch of code through the Rexx Compatibility tool, and as400jmp.cmd shows up having 4 issues with the GETENV built in function. But, I do see the following code at the end of as400jmp.cmd: 

/***************************************************************** 
** OpenRexx and ObjectRexx get environmental variables 
** differently so we handle that in this subroutine. The 
** mainline uses the OpenRexx syntax. 
*****************************************************************/ 
GETENV: PROCEDURE EXPOSE gbl. SIGL 

Question: 

Does as400jmp.cmd and other REXX programs distributed with the product need to be modified to run correctly under the Open Object Rexx Interpreter?

Environment:  

All Supported Windows Server Platforms

Answer: 

The AS400 Manager Rexx programs that we distribute with AP r11.5 have already been made compatible with OORexx. No need to modify. You just need to make sure that your customization is compatible.