At 08:43 AM 1/19/98 -0700, you wrote:
>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
>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.

 DO you have specifics as to how short is considered short?  Also, how much
longer will fix it?

>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
>in any future release.  We are currently on V3R7.

 This is the type of bug that the code does "not work as advertised."  I'm
guessing that it will be fixed soon w/o a lot of fanfare (maybe shortly
after the next COMMON.)


| 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: david@midrange.com

As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.

This thread ...


Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2021 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].

Operating expenses for this site are earned using the Amazon Associate program and Google Adsense.