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Can we call PL1 program in rexx

 
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bhim_s

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 5:41 pm    Post subject: Can we call PL1 program in rexx
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Hi All,

Request to solve my queries...

1. Can we call PL1 program in Rexx
2. Can we call Rexx in PL1 program.
3. if answer is yes for question2 then how can we return a value from rexx so that PL1 can use it.
If answer is yes for question1 then how can we return value from PL1 to rexx.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Can we call PL1 program in rexx
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The answer is Yes to both questions...

to return a return code is a coordinated responsibility between the called program and the invocation environment

in pli .... call pliretc(return_code)
in rexx . exit return-code

The answer to "how to do it" is much more complicated...

the most simple environment is the ISPF environment, the two calling modes are

Address ISPEXEC select CMD ( pli or rexx command )
Address ISPEXEC select PGM ( pli program )

please look at the appropriate ISPF manual for details

Under a raw ( no ISPF ) environment things are MUCH MUCH more complicated ...

Explaining how in a reply to a post would mean to be able to squeeze a two day course on tso services in a short reply ... :-)

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 6:50 pm    Post subject:
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Thank you enrico-sorichetti. This would really help

Can you please let me know " How can we call rexx in PL1"
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2007 3:48 am    Post subject: Reply to: Can we call PL1 program in rexx
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take a look at

http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=960&context=SSALJ7&dc=D400&uid=swg24003838&loc=en_US&cs=UTF-8&lang=en&rss=ct960other

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