RPG can pass by reference or by value. By reference is the default, which
is where a pointer to the data is passed; specifying the D spec keyword
VALUE passes the actual data. CONST makes a copy of the data and then
passes a pointer to the copy.

On Mon, 22 Mar 2004 11:35:17 -0500, "jt" <jt@xxxxxx> said:
> If doing this in RPG, when RPG passes a parm it is actually passing a
> pointer TO the parm.  This is because RPG passes parms "by reference"
> rather
> than "by value", normally.  (I don't recall, right now, if RPG even CAN
> pass
> by value, but think that mebbe was added with CONST or some such.)  I
> dunno
> MQ, however, but sounds like you just pass the variable-name and it'll
> work.
> | -----Original Message-----
> | [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Carl Galgano
> | Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 10:58 AM
> | How do you pass the
> | pointer to a user
> | space to the MQPUT?  There is an API to call to do the MQPUT, but I
> don't
> | know how to pass the pointer.
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