• Subject: Re: Recursive Calls
  • From: "Gerald Magnuson" <magnuson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Jul 1999 08:08:37 -0500

We have a similar situation here.  We turned "Program B" into a group job
when "Program A" was started. then we used the TFRGRPJOB command
to switch between the two programs.


----- Original Message -----
From: Marc Zylka <mzylka@netpath.net>
To: Midrange List <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 1999 10:37 PM
Subject: Recursive Calls


>
> I'm curious about how most people handle possible recursive calling
> situations.
> We're running V4R1 and coding in RPG/ILE.  We have a situation where
program
> A
> is called from a menu.  Program A creates a workorder and then calls
Program
> B,
> the workorder maintenance program.  From the workorder maintenance
program,
> one can use F6 to create another workorder, thus calling Program A.
>
> So, the questions:  When Program A calls Program B, can I remove it from
the
> program stack?  Can Program B remove it from the stack when it realizes
> that Program A needs to be called?  If program B can remove Program A from
> the stack, what happens when Program B ends and Program A is no longer
> there to go back to?  If any of this can be done, which manual outlines
how
> this is done?
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Marc Zylka ( mzylka@netpath.net )
>
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