Rick, Try search of archives for "call". You will use something like... call "program" using field1 field2 returning field3 Happy Holidays, Jack _______________________________________________ > Sorry for the cross posting to RPG400-l for this question (although, it is > 'sorta' RPG related), but the Cobol list doesn't get much traffic these > days. - Post your replies to COBOL400-L > > I've got a monster cobol program that I have to make major mods to, and > what I want to do is externalize certain functions, rather than rewrite > the > whole thing. I want to build a set of procedures in RPG and put them in a > service program, and call them from the existing cobol pgm > > I know OPM cobol pretty well, but have not even given the first thought to > ILE concepts in a cobol environement, nor do I think I ever will again > after this special case. > > can someone provide me an example of a cobol program calling a procedure > that returns a value? - or point to a reference in the archives? > > are there prototypes involved? does the CBLLE program get bound to the > service program? are binding directories used? > > I've spent a while looking in the manuals, and well, they aren't very > helpful (probably my fault). I don't want to spend hours decifering > something I'm only going to use once. > > Thanks in advance, > > Rick > > > _______________________________________________ > This is the COBOL Programming on the iSeries/AS400 (COBOL400-L) mailing > list > To post a message email: COBOL400-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/cobol400-l > or email: COBOL400-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/cobol400-l. >
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