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Re: Comparing two RPG pgm objects - Are these two objects the same?



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Paul,
Depending on what the copybook did, it could account for the difference.

Jeff Young
Sr. Programmer Analyst


On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 4:49 PM, Steinmetz, Paul <PSteinmetz@xxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

Source date/time matches.
Compiler and earliest release matches.

The source for this RPG object includes a copybook, which we were told was
the same.
However, if the copybook WAS different, would that explain the difference
in Size, MI, and ODT, correct?

Source file change date/time . . . . . . . . . . : 10/09/12 15:40:57
Source file change date/time . . . . . . . . . . : 10/09/12 15:40:57

Compiler and earliest release matches.

Compiler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : 5722WDS V5R4M0
Earliest release that program can run . . . . . : V5R2M0

Compiler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : 5722WDS V5R4M0
Earliest release that program can run . . . . . : V5R2M0

Paul

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Rich Loeber
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 4:35 PM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: Comparing two RPG pgm objects - Are these two objects the
same?



When we ship code to our customers, we normally compress *PGM objects
(and others) to reduce data transfer time during download. That could
explain the size difference if one is compressed and the other has been
decompressed by the OS.

I go with the earlier suggestions of comparing the source code date and
time and checking to make sure that both have been compiled to the same
target OS level.

Rich Loeber
Kisco Information Systems
http://www.kisco.com[1]
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Quoting "Steinmetz, Paul" <PSteinmetz@xxxxxxxxxx>:

John,

Same for both.
Optimization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : *NOOPTIMIZE

Paul

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Yeung
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 4:20 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Comparing two RPG pgm objects - Are these two objects the
same?

On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 4:06 PM, Jon Paris <jon.paris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:
The same compiler at different PTF levels _might_ account for the
difference but it seems a bit of a stretch. The size of static and MI
stream seem to be too big a difference to me for PTF levels to
account for it.

Would it be too big a difference for different optimization levels to
account for it? (Just a shot in the dark here.)

John Y.
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