What is the linkage section?




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What is the linkage section?..

Answer / aji cherian

Linkage section will be in the subprogram. This can be used
to pass parameters.

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What is the linkage section?..

Answer / shubha

this is one of the section under data division, and is used
in sub programs to pass the parameters.this section also
receives parameter from jcl

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What is the linkage section?..

Answer / vampire

Linkage section is subprogram
it will be coded in data division
use to pass values from one program to another

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What is the linkage section?..

Answer / vidhya

Linkage section is used to pass values from one program to
another.For example in CICS programs, linkage section is
used to code the DFHCOMMAREA where we recieve values from
another program.

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