"Mike Pantzopoulos - (H/O)" wrote:

My Java colleague wants to return a 'null' object reference should the
object instantiation fail when I invoke it through RPG.

All the examples I've seen do not check for a 'null' object reference
and I was curious as to whether I could simply check for *NULL against
the field which holds the object reference? Should example code depict
the checking process?  They all seem to presume that they are going to

Comparing the returned object to *NULL would work fine, and is necessary
if the method might return null.

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