• Subject: How does a %SWITCH work in a CL program
  • From: bvining@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 14 May 98 13:21:19 CDT

Ravi,

In the RPG program look for references to indicator U1.  These indicators
are discussed in the RPG Reference under External Indicators, and the
CL is basically checking to see if U1 is '1' (on).

Bruce Vining

>
>Howdy folks,
>
>I am trying to debug a JDE CL program. In the CL a call is made to
>a RPG program.
>  CALL P98315 PARM(&PSPID &PSVERS &PSFILE &PSMBR &PSMSGQ)
>   IF COND(%SWITCH(1XXXXXXX)) THEN (DO)
>    GOTO EOJ
>   ENDDO
>
>I have never worked with %SWITCH so I am not sure how to debug this.
>Anyways, after the call to the RPG is made and control returns to
>the CL, the IF condition is true and the CL program terminates.
>What do I look for in the RPG that would change the %SWITCH status?
>How does the RPG communicate the changed status back to the CL?
>
>Any pointers would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
>
>Ravi Viswanthan
>

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