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Difference between Call and Link in Cobol..

 
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ravindra reddy

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 10:39 am    Post subject: Difference between Call and Link in Cobol..
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What is the difference between Call and Link in COBOL?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 10:51 am    Post subject:
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As far as I know, LINK is not a COBOL statement.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:01 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

CALL statement used in COBOL program

for ex
Code:
CALL 'SUBPROG' USING VAR1, VAR2.



LINK statment is used in CICS statement

for ex:
Code:
           EXEC CICS
                      LINK ('SUBPROG')
                      COMMAREA(------------)
                      LENGTH( LENGTH OF ---------)
           END-EXEC.       
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:13 am    Post subject:
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Thanks alot ofer71,vasanthkumarhb icon_smile.gif
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