need a sleep command in COBOL

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need a sleep command in COBOL

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This should do the trick:

<pre>
PROCESS NOMONOPRC.

IDENTIFICATION DIVISION.
PROGRAM-ID. SLEEP.

DATA DIVISION.
WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.
01 Seconds PIC 9(9) BINARY VALUE 5.

PROCEDURE DIVISION.
MAIN-LINE.
CALL LINKAGE PRC “sleep” USING BY VALUE Seconds.
STOP RUN.
</pre>

Bruce Vining
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You can always call a CL program which has a DLYJOB in it and pass a parameter with the number of seconds to wait.

THANKS

Michael Dratwa

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