Running jBC Programs

Before a jBC program can be run it must be cataloged. CATALOG creates an executable file that can be launched in the same way as any other executable:

  • from the command line
  • from a Unix script file (e.g. .profile)
  • from a Windows cmd or bat file
  • from a Windows shortcut
  • from a PROC
  • from a PARAGRAPH    
  • using ENTER


The RUN command

jBASE also provides the RUN command to launch an executable. This exists solely for compatibility with older systems. Because there is a resource overhead in using RUN we recommend RUN is not used. Note that using RUN does not remove the requirement to CATALOG jBC programs.

RUN SourceFileName ProgramName (options

The SourceFileName is used as a place holder only, so specifying a different source file does not change the version of the program that is run.

jBC Runtime