Beppe Costagliola wrote:
> void
> ebcdic2ascii(char *dest, const char *srce, size_t count)
> {
>         while (count-- |= 0) {
>                 *dest++ = toascii[*srce++];
>         }
> }
> 
> ===============
> 
> when I compile I get the error: CZM0025  the operand must be a lvalue 
> modifiable
> 

It would be helpful if you said where the error was being issued against
...

Just a guess, but I think the problem is here:
       while (count-- |= 0) {
You are trying to assign two different things to "count".  The "or
equal" (|=) and the "decrement" (--).  I think you meant to use !=
rather than |=.


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