From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-
bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Gibbs
Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 3:09 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Activation group quandaries
I need some clarification about service program & program behaviors with
regard to activation groups.
I've got a service program that makes a call to an external ILE bound RPG
program (prototyped, with EXTPGM). The RPG program is compiled with
activation group *NEW. The service program is compiled with activation
The service program is invoked from java via a remote program call (JT400).
This RPG program makes a procedure call into the same service program that
My questions are:
When the service program calls the external RPG program, should the
activation group change from QILE to a new activation group?
When the external program calls back into the service program, will a new
copy of the service program be loaded ... or will it call back into the original
service program that invoked the external program?
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