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You are right!!!
The semi colon after CREATE PROCEDURE will end the CREATE Procedure command.
... after the BEGIN ... END;

Is considered as a dynamic compound statement, i.e. a stored procedure in
the QTEMP is generated, executed and finally after execution dropped again.


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Von: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Im Auftrag
von Jack Woehr via MIDRANGE-L
Gesendet: Tuesday, 07.2 2023 17:46
An: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Cc: Jack Woehr
Betreff: Re: Why did Stored Procedure execute?

Didin't the semicolon after the CREATE PROCEDURE end the CREATE?
And then the BEGIN stands there all alone and executes itself.
The CREATE PROCEDURE MYPROC should have been followed by a parentheses, not
a semicolon.

On Tue, Feb 7, 2023 at 9:42 AM Birgitta Hauser <Hauser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

... the (SQL) Source code in a SQL Routine (Stored Procedure, Trigger
and User defined function) is always embedded in a compound statement
between Begin and End) You may can refrain from the compound statement
if there is only a single statement to be executed in the routine.

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