• Subject: QRPLOBJ Library
  • From: "Allen Overeem" <AOvereem@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 09:53:10 -0600

Help! I put a question to the list some time back about this, but did not get 
the response I was hoping for.  Perhaps I need to modify my question 
extensively.
On our AS400e v4r4 we have a library called production. Pgmrs have test 
libraries.
We have a move process written in cl and cobol. Whenever a program is moved 
from test into production, this move process is used. When the move is done, 
the program to be moved is NOT running. During the move, any version of this 
object in qrplobj is deleted, the existing production program object is forced 
to QRPLOBJ library with the movobj command. The test program object is then 
moved to production.
We also have a special little recompile process written in cl. When an object 
is recompiled: any version in qrplobj is deleted, the existing object is first 
forced to QRPLOBJ with the movobj command, the existing source is compiled into 
new pgm object in production.
I had an incident recently where I made some changes to a program that took a 
right justified field. left justified it and output it. The program object was 
moved into production.  At that point, there are ( unless IBM stores them 
somewhere else on a movobj??) only two program objects on the system: the one 
we forced into QRPLOBJ and the one we forced from my test library into 
production. After starting program again, it becomes obvious that the changes 
are not in affect; without a doubt. Doing a wrkobj at this time shows that only 
two versions of object exist, as I mentioned.  Looking in call stack for active 
program object shows that the object running is the one in production.
Doing a recompile (no changes to the source code) fixes the problem.

My Questions:

1. Is there ever a time when the call stack will show that version of object in 
one library is running when in fact it is the version in QRPLOBJ that is 
running?

2. Could the force of the object to QRPLOBJ system library cause the kind of 
behavior I am describing?

TIA

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