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Will GOBACK/STOPRUN do autocommit in a Cobol DB2 Program

 
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:56 am    Post subject: Will GOBACK/STOPRUN do autocommit in a Cobol DB2 Program
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Hi,

in one of the program, to abnormally terminate GOBACk/STOPRUN statements are used along with RETURN-CODE.

Will these statements COMMIT the database updates done before terminating the application?

Thanks for your help!!!
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:49 am    Post subject: Re: Will GOBACK/STOPRUN do autocommit in a Cobol DB2 Program
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sakthi_ums wrote:
in one of the program, to abnormally terminate GOBACk/STOPRUN statements are used along with RETURN-CODE.
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Will these statements COMMIT the database updates done before terminating the application?
These statements have nothing to do with commit in particular. If the program ends normally, uncommitted work is commited. If the program abends, uncommitted work is rolled back.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:04 pm    Post subject:
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to abnormally terminate GOBACk/STOPRUN statements are used
These are not "abends" - these are controlled terminations. If there is a need to rollback the work that was done, the code needs to specifically issue the rollback.

For a true abend (Sxxx or Unnnn) the rollback would be automatic for whatever work had not yet been committed.
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