I suggest that a *MODULE should only ever be bound in one place, either in a single ILE bound *PGM, or in a single *SRVPGM, where it can then be "shared" and accessed by as many other ILE *PGMs as needed/desired.

So, then, you would never add any *MODULEs to any binding directories. You would only name that *MODULE on the one CRTPGM or CRTSRVPGM command, initially.

This approach greatly simplifies maintenance (when that *MODULE eventually gets changed).

Regards,

Mark S. Waterbury

> Kevin Bucknum wrote:
That makes sense. Everything in our BNDDIR's are service programs which
is why I was thinking it would be unusual for them to copy.

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*MODULEs are bound by copy, *SRVPGMs are bound by reference.



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