• Subject: RE: Binding Directories
  • From: "McCallion, Martin" <MccalliM@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 17:00:32 -0000

Phil Hall said

> True, the *LIBL concept is used widely on the AS/400, but in 
> this case, it
> can be more of a headache (my view) than a help. If I have a 
> *MODULE and a
> *SRVPGM that both export PROC_A [but the *MODULE one takes a 
> pointer as the
> parm, the *SRVPGM one takes a PKD as the parm] in my *LIBL 

... then you have a design problem, IMHO :-)

> As for the explicit lib/module parameter of the CRTPGM cmd, 
> sadly, CRTPGM
> binds all the modules listed in the list, even if they are 
> never referenced,
> leading to bloated objects containing orphaned *MODULEs.

Erm, no it doesn't.  It does put a lock on them all at compile time,
which can cause a few problems, and I don't think is necessary, but it
only binds the objects it actually needs.

Cheers,

Martin.


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