• Subject: Re: How to tell if a program is active?
  • From: Jim Langston <jlangston@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 14:13:35 -0800
  • Organization: Conex Global Logistics Services, Inc.

Oooh, I like it, Carsten.

Regards,

Jim Langston

Carsten Flensburg wrote:

> You could avoid save lock-conflicts by lowering the lock-level once you've 
>obtained the exclusive lock:
>
>     Pgm      ( &Pgm  &Lib )
>
>     Dcl        &Pgm      *Char     10
>     Dcl        &Lib      *Char     10
>
>     AlcObj     Obj(( &Lib/&Pgm *PGM *EXCL ))          +
>                Wait( 0 )
>     MonMsg     CPF1002   *N        Do
>
>     SndPgmMsg  MsgId( CPF9898 )                       +
>                MsgF( QCPFMSG )                        +
>                MsgDta( 'Program already running. Please wait ') +
>                MsgType( *ESCAPE )
>     GoTo       EndPgm
>     EndDo
>
>     AlcObj     Obj(( &Lib/&Pgm *PGM *SHRRD ))         +
>                Wait( 0 )
>     DlcObj     Obj(( &Lib/&Pgm *PGM *EXCL ))
>
>     Call       &Lib/&Pgm
>
>     DlcObj     Obj(( &Lib/&Pgm *PGM *SHRRD ))
>
>  EndPgm:
>     EndPgm
>
> The *SHRRD lock will allow the save to complete but prevent an *EXCL lock 
>from being put on the program.
>
> Best regards,
> Carsten Flensburg
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: York, Albert <albert.york@nissan-usa.com>
> Sent: 22. november 1999 23:21
> Subject: RE: How to tell if a program is active?
>
> > If you use this technique you need to be careful if you use save while
> > active to do backups. You will not be able to save the program while it is
> > active.
>
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