Why must all CICS programs have a Linkage Section ?
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Answer / krishnakumar
The Translator creates the Linkage Section to include all
system related info under DFHEIBLK like EIBTIME,EIBDATE
etc. as also to communicate between programs via
DFHCOMMAREA to pass variables between programs.
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Answer / m nageswara rao
basically cics is itself works like an operatinig
system,through linkage section we can pass data from one
program to another program or one transation to an other
transation,by specifying the dfhcommarea in linkage section
we can pass data ,so every cics programs needs use of
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Answer / pawan
CICS is itself a parent program under which our cics
application programs run as a sub programs. As every sub
program has a linkage section we also hav linkage section
in our program wherein the using verb we provide dfhcommlen
as argumeent. But its not written explicitly in our
programs as all programs include them automatically
whenever the are called under the CICS system.
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Answer / mahesh
Default : It will incldue Linkage section even if you
provide or not.
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