No need to do that... in fact I think it'd make the problem worse... just
doing
SBMJOB CMD( call pgm (&a &b &c))
where &c is dcl *char 9999
removes all the junk added on...

On Friday 08 March 2002 15:17, Ulrich, Kent wrote:
> I handle SBMJOB in these cases by placing quotes around all strings at
> their full declared length.
> Here is a snipet of my typical SBMJOB command string creation.  I then use
> QCMDEXC to execute it.
>  RQSDTA(''CALL PRPPRC PARM(+
>  ''''' *CAT &UNAME      *CAT ''''' +
>  ''''' *CAT &UWSID      *CAT ''''' +
>  ''''' *CAT &GROUP      *CAT ''''' +
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brendan Bispham [mailto:midrangel@black-and-blue.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 08, 2002 9:47 AM
> To: c400-l@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: [C400-L] CMD parms
>
> On Friday 08 March 2002 13:08, Ulrich, Kent wrote:
> > String argements coming in from a command or a CL program will have a
> > length equal to the declared length in the command or CL program with no
> > null terminator.
>
> ie, in my case they're all 9999
> However I have debugged the CL and found that's the cause... Although I
> always thought if the PARM length = the DCL length then you dont get this
> problem. Looking at the archives it seems you definitly dont get it with
> SBMJOB, but I'll have to look into this furhter...
>
> Thanks,
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