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RE: CL program



fixed

That is an ILE CL program. Create it with CRTBNDCL, or option 14 from
PDM with a CLLE source type.

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: RE: CL program
> From: "John Candidi" <jacandidi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, January 31, 2006 8:18 am
> To: "'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> 
> Is this an ILE C program. Do it compile it that way?
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Scott Klement
> Sent: Monday, January 30, 2006 5:44 PM
> To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
> Subject: Re: CL program
> 
> 
> Why use RTVSYSVAL instead of CEELOCT?  Seems like CEELOCT would be shorter 
> than RTVSYSVAL followed by CEEDAYS -- plus, the way you're doing it 
> assumes that the system value is in MMDDYY format, which it may not be. So 
> your code would be shorter and more correct using CEELOCT.
> 
> Also, if you supply a feedback code (&FC) you should check it to see if 
> the API failed.  If you don't want to do any checking, pass *OMIT so that 
> the operating system's default error handling mechanish can kick in.
> 
> (I just posted an example very similar to yours, but uses CEELOCT)
> 
> > pgm
> > DCL &DATE *CHAR 6
> > DCL &LILDATE *CHAR 4
> > DCL &FC *CHAR 12
> > dcl &monthyear *char 7
> > /* get system date */
> > rtvsysval qdate &date
> > /* change to first of month */
> > CHGVAR &DATE (%SST(&DATE 1 2) *CAT '01' *CAT %SST(&DATE 5 2))
> > /* get "lillian" date number */
> > CALLprc CEEDAYS (&DATE 'MMDDYY' &lildate &fc)
> > /* subtract 1 day to get last day of previous month */
> > CHGVAR (%BIN(&LILDATE)) ((%BIN(&LILDATE) - 1))
> > /* get 3-char month name + 4-digit year */
> > CALLprc CEEDATE (&lildate  'MMMYYYY'  &monthyear  &fc)
> > endpgm
> 
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