Charles Wilt wrote:
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I worded that poorly.

On the other hand, I think you may have to <grin>.


Ya, I should have said "the main procedure of the module", rather than just "the main procedure". I think the term "main procedure" is easily confused with "program entry procedure". I guess "cycle procedure" would have been a better term than "main procedure" for the non-P-spec procedure in RPG modules. Darn hindsight.

What I should have said was: Any RPG module that doesn't have "NOMAIN" has its own main procedure, its own RPG cycle, and its own LR. Within a module, if that module's main procedure returns with LR on, the files defined in that module will be closed.

In V6R1 this changes in two possible ways. 1) A module can be defined to have a non-cycle main procedure, that can only be a program-entry procedure (MAIN keyword). 2) A procedure can have its own local files; even if it's a cycle module, the local files have their own rules about when they get closed, nothing to do with LR: automatic files get closed when the procedure returns, and static files never get closed.


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