Bobby.Hicks@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: > > I am new to C, and I'm hoping that someone can help me. How can I check > for errors during procedure/program flow. Basically I have a conversion > routine to convert a binary field to either a packed or zoned field. I > want to ensure that an overflow problem or something similar does not give > a hard error, instead I want to return an error code to the calling > program. Thanks for any help you can provide me. > > Bobby. Bobby, C's standard exception handling is through "signals", using functions setjmp, signal and longjmp. ILE C also has #pragma exception_handler. You could also use ILE Condition Handlers - see functions CEEHDLR and CEEHDLU. I personally find the #pragma exception_handler to be the easiest to use, but if you want to learn something that's standard for C, learn about signals.