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milochanzy

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 8:43 pm    Post subject: Run a COBOL program from REXX EXEC
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Hi,

i dont know how stupid it may sound to all the experts in REXX but if some one could please let me know how can i run a COBOL program whose load is in my private load library thru REXX.

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Milo.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 9:42 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Run a COBOL program from REXX EXEC
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Native REXX:

2.5.9 Host Command Environments for Linking to and Attaching Programs from the z/OS V1R7.0 TSO/E REXX Reference manual. You can use ADDRESS LINKMVS or ADDRESS LINKPGM to call a program using the rules as indicated.

TSO/E:

1.10 CALL Command from the z/OS V1R7.0 TSO/E Command Reference manual. You can use the TSO CALL command to load and execute a program in executable form.

ISPF:

2.56 SELECT - Select a Panel or Function from the z/OS V1R7.0 ISPF Services Guide.
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milochanzy

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 8:57 am    Post subject:
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Hi Kevin,

your pointers areapperciated. the problem is that i am not that well versed with the REXX terminologies. If you could quote some REXX code with example libraries and program it would be a great help.

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Milo.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 10:13 am    Post subject:
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Milo,

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If you could quote some REXX code with example libraries and program it would be a great help.

I doubt you have gone thru the links posted by SuperK porperly.

For call command, at the end of the page, you have link for call command examples.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 3:03 pm    Post subject:
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Actually, for each of the above methods there are examples in the manuals.

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