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> How do I write my own replacement for a C$ library routine?
How do I write my own replacement for a C$ library routine?
Suppose that isCOBOL does not support a particular C$ library routine, such as C$GETPID, and I want to write my own so I won't need to change all of my existing calls. How do I do that?
You may write your program in COBOL.
You will get a warning while compiling due to the dollar sign ($) in the program name, but you will obtain a java class that does the work.
Your Veryant representative can provide an example.
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