12.1.8 Program Name

Mandatory.

Specify the name of the LANSA function or 3GL program that is to be called to set the value of the system variable.

 Rules

  • LANSA function name must not exceed 7 characters.
  • Program names may be 10 characters. 
Warnings
  • LANSA checks that the 3GL program or function name specified is valid, but does not check that it actually exists.
  • The program should be able to be located at the time the system variable is evaluated.
Platform Considerations
  • IBM i: The program should be able to be located in the user's library list at the time the system variable is evaluated.