Discussions tagged Compiler

I have been playing with SnapDevelop. I have a dll I wrote in C# .NET Framework Standard which fails to compile after opening the solution in SnapDevelop, even though it works just fine in Visual Studio 2017 and 2019. The error is gives is: Please c...
Hi, I'm using PB 2017. starting from few days ego,when compiling an object,  I am not getting a display errors of the compilation. the save icon continue being blue ( does not become grey). The help message on the bottom left says "saving user obje...
Hello, We have an application that we have migrated from PB2017 to PB2019R2. Our users are complaining the application has become painfully slow. To quote one user: > Even the most friendly, patient colleagues that have used XXX for many years a...
Hi. We have recently purchased a new build server. It has an AMD Ryzen 9 3950X CPU with 16 cores @ 3,5 GHz. We feel that it doesn't take full advantage of all the resources when compiling. I've tried both the GUI in PB and pbc190.exe. I still on...
Hello, We are currently building a large-ish PowerBuilder (2017 but we are in the process of migrating to 2019) application using Microsoft's DevOps pipelines. Our current build script takes quite a lot of time as we: cleanup everything copy all...
Hi All ORCA and ORCAScript both support a "3pass" option, which is "performs a full rebuild of the application. It should be used instead of full when there are complex inherited relationships."   But the IDE and PBC don't offer this option.  In o...
I am working on a large-ish codebase containing about 20 libraries. This codebase is currently in PB2017 but we want to migrate it to PB2019R2 in order to benefit from enhanced REST/HTTP support. I have successfully migrated it 2 months ago and start...
Environment variable defines TEMP file folder for PB's machine code compiler. I forgot its name. UPDATE => Found it! It is config parameter in PB.INI, section = [PB], name = CODEGENTEMP.I used ProcMon from Sysinternals to investigate the PB compi...
Hello, I have a simple problem and we get this bug once/twice in a year but the impact of this bug is always huge. The problem is the following. When we create a new function in PowerBuilder, it automatically sets the return value as integer, which...
when doing a full build is there a way to log output to a file?  i have 2 apps with common objects.  i compile APP1 and move PBD's to a common folder.  when i compile APP2, which has PBD's in the common folder, the pbl's compile as expected.  when PB...
Hello everyone, we are currently in the process of evaluating, if patching is a viable way of updating our product (PowerBuilder application). Recently I found a way to create and apply patches using the "diffUtils" and "patch" tool from the "GnuWi...
IDE Setup PowerBuilder 2017 R3 Standard Edition, build 1858. Connected to MSSQL 2012 (SP4) using ADO.NET. System Options as follows: [ ON ]  Free Database Driver Libraries on Disconnect [ OFF ]  Disable database connection when compiling and...
Hi All, We wrote a script to compile our apps with PBC170.exe which is working good except for resources (bmp,png,ico). Each PBL of the apps have their own PBD for resources. We notice that resources contained in the main PBR are the only one inclu...
Hi. Is there any documentation of the parameters for the stand alone compiler pbc170? Thanks. Rolf...
I have a user function object used to open a web browser that causes a crash when deploying the project but only when the option to create machine code and a .dll library is selected.  Deployment with Pcode as well as machine code without a .dll libr...
PB 2017 R3/ W10/build 1858   I have been using PB Classic from 10.5, all versions up to 12.6, when finally migrating to 2017 R3. Alle versions have had exactly the same annoying problem. PB frequently crashes when manually closing the debugger, an...
I am trying to execute a command line build : pbc170.exe /d "C:\Build\PBTit-CCH-17\PBL\ge_imed\imed.pbt" /o "C:\Build\PBTit-CCH-17\PBL\ge_imed\imed.exe" /r "C:\Build\PBTit-CCH-17\PBL\ge_bitmaps\imedicons.pbr" /w n /f /m y /tr n /in n /op 0 /x 32 /bg...
How do you do this?  I have not noticed anything that allows you to set the app icon in the PBC170 docs.  It is fairly well hidden, even in the IDE...  Does anyone know how this can be set? ...
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