Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Mainframe wiki | Quick Ref
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 
Significance of COBOL PROGRAM-ID

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
kumar32149

New User


Joined: 22 Sep 2010
Posts: 9
Location: India

PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2011 10:44 pm    Post subject: Significance of COBOL PROGRAM-ID
Reply with quote

hi can any one explain about program id significance, even we won't use to refer element.,,,

i mean we won't mention program id at compilation time or at calling sub program.............
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

Bill Woodger

DFSORT Moderator


Joined: 09 Mar 2011
Posts: 7314

PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2011 10:59 pm    Post subject: Re: program id significance
Reply with quote

kumar32149 wrote:
hi can any one explain about program id significance, even we won't use to refer element.,,,

i mean we won't mention program id at compilation time or at calling sub program.............


Have you tried the Cobol manuals to see what they say?

Have you tried removing the Program-Id from your program? Might indicate it has some significance.

Browse your Object or Load module, you'll see the Program-id name.

Try doing a "static" call to a sub-program - how does that work?

Look at your link-edit output. Anything interesting?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Nic Clouston

Global Moderator


Joined: 10 May 2007
Posts: 1950
Location: UK

PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 11:10 am    Post subject:
Reply with quote

I suggest that, giuven that level of knowledge, you should join the beginners and students forum. And get a book on COBOL and read it.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
enrico-sorichetti

Global Moderator


Joined: 14 Mar 2007
Posts: 10396
Location: italy

PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 11:25 am    Post subject: Reply to: program id significance
Reply with quote

as already advised ....

We have a separate forum for Students & Freshers that may be more suited to your level of experience.

http://www.ibmmainframeforum.com/index.php
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts KSDS and Index file in cobol deepak14450 COBOL Programming 9 Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:36 am
No new posts The same REXX program doesnt work for... jackzhang75 CLIST & REXX 5 Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:51 am
This topic is locked: you cannot edit posts or make replies. Cobol to fetch the content by using s... arunc55 COBOL Programming 4 Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:25 pm
No new posts Calling IKJEFT01 program from Rexx upendrasri CLIST & REXX 8 Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:27 pm
No new posts VBS and VB, COBOL syntax is the same ... natt.sut COBOL Programming 3 Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:36 am

Facebook
Back to Top
 
Job Vacancies | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Polls | Contact Us