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In one of the programs I've seen that they are using PROCEDURE-POINTER phrase. Have read about it here: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgece ... ddepro.htm but I could not really understand when do we really made a decision to make use of PROCEDURE-POINTER? Could someone please guide me on this.
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A PROCEDURE-POINTER is needed if AND ONLY IF you need the starting address of a program. This is needed for certain LE functions. The PROCEDURE-POINTER is rarely used.