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Jan 9 2008   9:20PM GMT

Managing System i application memory can be tricky

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

The way that RPG handles files on the System i requires intricate knowledge of how RPG works in order to make sure that references to a certain record field point where they should.

iDevelop has a good post outlining how pointing to the first of a sequence of fields in a record might be a risky venture. It explains that the data should be defined within a data structure in RPG to ensure “contiguous storage.” Check it out.

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