When a job is held an informational message gets written to the system
operator's message queue. I think you could monitor this queue for the


----- Original Message -----
From: "jt" <jt@ee.net>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2001 4:28 PM
Subject: API/Condition handlers in ILE (was RE: Condition Handlers and CL)

> Tom/anyone
> Is there an API that can monitor for a job getting held, or can the
> condition handler API do this.
> IOW, can I prevent a job from getting held?
> jt
> | -----Original Message-----
> | [mailto:midrange-l-admin@midrange.com]On Behalf Of thomas@inorbit.com
> | Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2001 7:04 PM
> | Subject: Re: Condition Handlers and CL
> |
> |
> | On Tue, 25 December 2001, "Carsten Flensburg" wrote:
> |
> | > You could use the QMHSNDSM (Send scope message) API - it'll let
> | you register
> | > a program to run at job end (or call stack entry end or TFRJOB).
> |
> | This is a cool API that gets little attention. Two uses I've seen
> | for it are for cleanup, especially for a job that abends, and for
> | restarts of jobs you always want running -- the scope program
> | simply resubmits the job which then sends a new scope message.
> | (Of course, that last bit takes some planning for when you really
> | want it to end.)
> |
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