XCTL, LINK and CALL in CICS.

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Aarohi Saxena
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XCTL, LINK and CALL in CICS.

Post by Aarohi Saxena » Sat Oct 28, 2017 2:01 pm

Hi,

In CICS to call another program we use XCTL and LINK. Is it a normal rule to avoid CALL in COBOL CICS program? Please advise.




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Re: XCTL, LINK and CALL in CICS.

Post by nicc » Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:29 pm

Do you understand what each type of call does?


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Re: XCTL, LINK and CALL in CICS.

Post by Robert Sample » Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:13 pm

There are times when you want to use CICS XCTL, times when you want to use CICS LINK, and times when you want to use COBOL CALL, even in a CICS program. You need to learn the differences between them to start learning when to use each.



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