On 2018-08-22 1:37 PM, Doug Englander wrote:

Does anyone know if there is a way to have the compiler enforce [DCL-PR] prototype definitions against its associated DCL-PI definition? Earlier versions of RPG [i.e. maybe before V7R1] the compiler would give a message when the DCL-PR specs for a subprocedure in a module did not agree with the corresponding DCL-PI specs. Now that the compiler rules have been relaxed, it is now easier to have the DCL-PI and corresponding DCL-PR specs to become out of sync. For example, I have a DCL-PI in a module that does not accept parameters and just returns a value. I have changed the DCL-PR specs that are in a copybook, and they are pulled in, but they have defined parameter values being passed in.

The only relaxed rule is that it's not necessary to have a prototype any more. If you do have a prototype, the compiler still requires that the DCL-PI match the DCL-PR.

Does the compiler listing show the prototype being copied in?

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