In Program_A, issue before the CALL Program_B:

After the CALL Program_B:

Regards, Chuck

On 08-Mar-2012 16:18 , Vinay Gavankar wrote:

I am hoping someone here can help me figure out how to solve this
with minimal changes.

I have a CLLE Program A (which is always a submitted job) which has
the Library, File and Member information (&LIBA,&FILEA,&MBRA).

Program A calls a CLLE Program B with only Library & File as
parameters (&LIBA &FILEA).

Program B does an OVRDBF for FILEX with Library & File name -


and then calls CBLLE Program C, which opens the file.

I want the &MBRA to be opened.

I am free to change Program A.

Program B is an old program being called from multiple places, so
I want minimum changes to it (avoid passing a new parameter, if

Is there a way I can do an override in Program A, then in Program B,
if an override exists, do not do an additional override. Or maybe
change the OVRDBF command in Program B, so that the previous override
takes precedence? If the program B is not called from any other
program, I want the override to work as is.

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