Date: Fri, 8 May 1998 09:55:56 -0400
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From: "Gray, Larry - Larry A" <Larry.A.Gray@LOWES.COM>
Subject: Re: dynamic calls in cics program
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For an answer to the first question, you run about the same risk with a
dynamic call as a LINK. Any application program can overlay storage
areas unless you are running transaction isolation. We have very few
problems with COBOL overlaying storage. The biggest problem is
programmers not checking array bounds. If you have repeated calls to
the program in the same transaction, the overhead is supposed to be less
if you use dynamic call because CICS steps in only at the first CALL to
verify the module is loaded.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kannan Thirumalai [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, May 08, 1998 9:36 AM
> To: CICS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU
> Subject: dynamic calls in cics program
> Dear all,
> I am a new subscriber to this list. This is a fantastic knowledge
> I have a few questions regarding 'CALL's in a cics program.
> 1) What is the impact of calling a subroutine dynamically in a cics
> program? Is there a chance of the subroutine overlaying storage areas
> of other tasks?
> 2) What is the effect of NODYNAM compiler option when a dynamic call
> is issued?
> Thanks & regards,