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Error Code M40

M[UMPS] by Example

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M40, Call-by-reference in JOB actual

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard.

The Job command may be invoked to start at a specified label, with a parameterlist that specifies the initial values of certain variables in the newly started job. When one or more of the parameters specified in the actual parameter list when the Job command is executed is passed by reference (preceded by a dot), this error will occur.

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This page most recently updated on 29-Nov-2011, 22:30:57 .

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