• Subject: Re: dynamic program CALLS
  • From: Richard Baird <rbbaird@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 04 Dec 1997 21:27:16 -0500
  • Organization: Premium Systems, Inc.

>Vernon Hamberg wrote:
>> I suspect every call to a CLP requires reinitialization—along the lines of
>> turning on *INLR in RPG.
>That's sort of what I've accepted (heard it before), but it made me
curious of
>the purpose of the RETURN code.
>If it doesn't return without ending, the best I've been able to figure out is
>that it is preferred to a GOTO to a labeled ENDPGM.
>But then again, this "common knowledge" may be unfounded.  I'm sure that
>on this list will set us straight. :)

to me, that is EXACTLY the purpose of RETURN.   It exits the program
WITHOUT closing.   Very handy, IMO if the program is called multiple
times in a single job - of course, you have to make sure you initialize
variables where appropriate.


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