Simple answer is no - not a chance.

Pointers to parms on program calls are retrieved via an API call. If it only wants 2 parms it will only ask for 2 and never see the third pointer.

Jon Paris

On Nov 8, 2017, at 1:01 PM, Dan <dan27649@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

PGMA has an *entry plist with 2 parameters, all fixed C-specs.
PGMB calls PGMA with 3 parameters in the call.
Both programs are RPGLE.
In my testing, there were no apparent errors.
Is there a concern that the data passed in the 3rd parameter may corrupt
memory in PGMA?

This is somewhat an academic question. PGMA currently has two *entry parms
defined. Currently, in development, it is being modified to add a third
parameter. (FWIW, it will be optional because many programs will continue
to call the program with only two parameters. %PARMS is used to determine
the number of parms passed.) There is a web app that calls PGMA with two
parameters currently, but is being modified to call it with three

Since web app deployment and Power i app deployment are on different
schedules, the web app may be deployed before the Power i app. Hence my

- Dan
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