• Subject: RE: Variable corruption
  • From: "Goodbar, Loyd (AFS-Water Valley)" <LGoodbar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1999 16:24:28 -0400

You were right!
My return variable was 7 long (returned in *YMD format) instead of the
required 16 long. (I mistakenly assumed the "other part" would go away.
Silly me!)
All's well now.

Loyd

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Dow [SMTP:pcdow@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Friday, 01 October, 1999 12:55 PM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: Variable corruption
> 
> Hi Loyd,
> 
> Without seeing all the details, it smells like you've got some parameters
> to
> QWCCVTDT defined with the wrong size or something. For example, if the API
> is expecting a 10-character field and you pass it a 6-character field, it
> will change the 4 characters immediately following the 6-character field.
> If
> these 4 happened to be nextpos, results are unpredictable.
> 
> That's just a guess.
> 
> Peter Dow
> Dow Software Services, Inc.
> 909 425-0194 voice/fax
> 
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