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Query related to Cobol-DB2 program.

 
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:37 pm    Post subject: Query related to Cobol-DB2 program.
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I have a query. Suppose there is Cobol + DB2 program and is working perfectly fine. Suppose according to new requirements we need some changes in the SQL part. we precompiled it and is it necessary to compile the cobol part as we have not made any changes to it.

what will happen if we will not compile the code?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:56 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

You have to compile,link, and bind the modified cobol-db2 pgm. If not you will get -818.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 1:42 pm    Post subject:
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Pre-compiling creates 2 parts with similiar 'Stamps' (timestamp/consistency token as we call it), one with plain cobol statements and the other with DB2 statements. Compiling the Cobol part will make the load module "look" for the DBRM which has the latest timestamp. If you do not compile it, the load module will look for a DBRM with the timestamp it has(which is not the latest).

This will cause -818.
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