• Subject: Re: Ending Interactive Subsystem
  • From: John Earl <johnearl@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 19:10:12 -0700

At 07:04 AM 10/15/97 -0500, you wrote:
>> Just watch out for applications that are sensitive to being shut down hard
>> (incomplete updates, etc.). 
>
>There *IS* a way for a program to detect that the subsystem is in shutdown
>mode... I think it's the RPG SHTDN opcode... if that operation turns on the
>specified indicator, a program is *SUPPOSED* to do a graceful exit.  I have
>yet, however, to see a program that actually does this.  

It's programmer controlled.  The SHTDN opcode (and it's CL equivelent
RTVJOBA RETURNCODE), are a way for a programmer to determine that a shutdown
of the job, subsystem, or system has been requested.  It's then up to the
programmer to terminate gracefully.

jte



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