Kern, Mary T wrote:
IBM support line tells me that a program doesn't know anything about
any file except the one over which it was compiled.  If a program is
compiled over files in TESTDATA and the program is run over files in
PRODDATA, it cannot do a level check.  And it won't even check the
files in TESTDATA to see if they match.

Um, that's completely wrong.


If a program is compiled over a file in TESTDATA and then run with a file in PRODDATA, then it will check the format level identifier of the file it was compiled with against the one it is running with.

If the level identifiers don't match, the program will fail (unless it was instructed to ignore level checks).

So long as the file in TESTDATA and PRODDATA have the same format level identifier, the program will work fine.

david


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