Please send me a copy. Thanks





Tim McCarthy <TimM@softwarejungle.com> on 07/08/99 03:08:48 PM

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Subject:  RE: RE: Recursive Calls




Hey, I have a little command that can check to see whether a given
program is in the current jobs stack. I used to use it to prevent
recursion for a menuing system I had once. Anyone want a copy?
Tim

> -----Original Message-----
> From:   zylka.marc@westpoint-stevens.com
> [SMTP:zylka.marc@westpoint-stevens.com]
> Sent:   Thursday, July 08, 1999 10:29 AM
> To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:     Re:RE: Recursive Calls
>
>
>
> We were thinking about doing the same thing.  If I could read the
> stack, though,
> I could
> check to see if the program is already running before I call it.  That
> would
> make it quicker
> for me to make the changes if that's not a big deal.
>
> Marc Zylka
> WestPoint Stevens, Inc.
>
>
> >We use a parm to tell when we call program b from another program,
> say a.
> >We disable the function keys in program b when not called from a menu
> but
> >from another program using a function key.  The users are forced to
> return
> >to program a.  This keeps the users from getting lost...  This is
> much
> >simpler than trying to read/control the program stack.  One level of
> JUMP
> >only.  You can also have your parm allow for several levels, each one
> >holding the from program name, say 10 levels with a second parm being
> an
> >array of 10 element of 10 chars to hold each program name.
> >
> >Christopher K. Bipes                mailto:ChrisB@Cross-Check.com
> >Sr. Programmer/Analyst                mailto:Chris_Bipes@Yahoo.com
> >CrossCheck, Inc.                    http://www.cross-check.com
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