• Subject: Re: variable parameters
  • From: "Eric N. Wilson" <doulos1@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 25 Jul 1999 01:06:51 -0700

The difference is that you have to know the number and type of parameters
(maximums) for your technique but for the C ... paramater there is no
practical limit. I can provide you with and illustration if that would prove
helpful.

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----- Original Message -----
From: <boothm@ibm.net>
To: <RPG400-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 24, 1999 3:42 PM
Subject: Re: variable parameters


> What would be the difference?  PARMS# in this example provides the number
> of parameters supplied by the calling program.
>
> In <004201bed60a$3b7cbc40$2fee0018@tcma1.wa.home.com>, on 07/24/99
>    at 12:25 PM, "Eric N. Wilson" <doulos1@home.com> said:
>
> >Perhaps this gentleman is looking for the C type capabilty of having
> >parameters like the function printf(char *, ...); the elipses in C means
> >that any number of paramters may follow 0 to N. If so then RPG currently
> >does not support this (although I wish it would).
>
> >
> >> Here is an example I use for testing stuff.  The number of parms is in
> >> field PARMS#.
> >>
> >>      DPARMS#                  37     39S 0
> >>
>
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