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Query regarding Location Counter and ORG instruction

 
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ap_mainframes

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 29, 2005 9:31 am    Post subject: Query regarding Location Counter and ORG instruction
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Can anybody please explain the following to me in detail??

1. Every thing regarding Location Counter. And what is it exactly??
2. About ORG instruction.Is it something like REDEFINES in COBOL??

Thanks for all the help you can provide.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2006 6:05 am    Post subject:
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The location counter keeps track of the current location in the CSECT or DESCT. The ORG instruction sets the location counter to a new address, usually an adddress relative to the current location. It can act like a redefine.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2006 2:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Query regarding Location Counter and ORG instruction
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I AM EXPLAINING U ORG
BALANCE DS CL100
ORG BALANCE
INCOME DS CL50


IN THIS EXAMPLE INCOME REDEFINES BALANCE
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