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In CICS--> ENDBR is accompanied with NOHANDLE

 
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Elixir

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:09 pm    Post subject: In CICS--> ENDBR is accompanied with NOHANDLE
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Hi,

In our application programs, the ENDBR is always accompanied with NOHANDLE condition.

I am not sure why NOHANDLE is used.

Can there be some error while ENDBR?
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:26 pm    Post subject:
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This link may give you a hint.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:40 pm    Post subject: Reply to: In CICS--> ENDBR is accompanied with NOHANDLE
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Basically, in your example, an ENDBR with a NOHANDLE or a RESP indicates that the programmer didn't care about the ENDBR outcome, unless EIBRESP is tested for a ZERO or non-ZERO value.

Many times, an ENDBR is issued as a fail-safe prior to issuing a STARTBR.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:04 am    Post subject:
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Bill,
I follow you 'failsafe' logic - that insures that there are no active BROWSEs.
but I thought that a NOHANDLE (or RESP) effectively turned-off
any active HANDLEs in the module.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:47 am    Post subject: Reply to: In CICS--> ENDBR is accompanied with NOHANDLE
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Hi Dick,

Yes, but only for the API where the NOHANDLE is specified.

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