From: Dave McKenzie <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <MI400@midrange.com> Sent: Saturday, September 30, 2000 11:45 AM Subject: Re: bug in CMPPTRT > so BADNAME!! actually exists. Is a *PGM (type/subtype 0201) Well, in a sense :-) The address 16C5BF5032000000 is the address of the MI pgm itself (the one this MI code is in). If you dump the MI pgm with SST, you'll see that the address 16C5BF5032001550 is in the "External object list table". What "exists" is a byte string in the MI pgm, not a pgm object named "BADNAME!!". ===> but that is the only thing the CMPPTRT instruction cares about. From the manual: If operand 2 is null an equal condition occurs if a pointer does not exist in the storage area identified by operand 1. Nothing requires that an object exists just the pointer. No smiley needed. +--- | This is the MI Programmers Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MI400@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MI400-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MI400-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +---
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