Mark, When a CLLE program calls an RPG program you can get a machine check MCH3601 on the end procedure statement. This happens most of the time when you specify a return variable that is short. The work around is to declare the variable with a longer length and substring out the first part. It is not very consistent. Programs may run for months. One day change the program, without touching the parms, next day it starts getting MCH3601. It happens more than 50% of the time with 1 byte return variable, say for instance an error flag. We were really surprised when the response from support was that it was no longer a bug. The APAR was closed and they changed the status to a "restriction with a work around". Apparently not enough people use CLLE to make it worth while to fix. They gave us no commitment that it will be fixed in any future release. We are currently on V3R7. David Morris >>> Mark Lazarus <firstname.lastname@example.org> 01/17 10:10 AM >>> David, At 05:32 PM 1/14/98 -0700, you wrote: >You mention binding and ILE CL. ILE CL is too little too >late and also has a major bug (IBM calls it a restriction with a work around) when >using return variables. Can you elaborate on the bug? -mark +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to "MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com". | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +---
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