• Subject: Re: Activation group vs Procedure
  • From: HwaRangRon@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 20 Nov 1999 15:37:14 EST

In a message dated 11/20/99 11:49:42 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
jteff19@idt.net writes:

<< Activation groups are a separate issue from procedures / subroutines.
 If you have a case where PGM1 calls PGM2 which in turn can call PGM1,
 then you need recursion. With RPG, using NEW activation groups is your
 only choice. Be aware that using *NEW has consequences. Each
 activation group that is started has overhead (last I heard this was
 somewhere >>
Sub-procedures are also recursive. So might there not be a way to do it with 
a service program and a sub-procedure. 
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