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Re: [Nmh-workers] obsolete optional slocal argument format

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] obsolete optional slocal argument format
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 23:05:00 -0500

>Even longer-lived was a bug in OS/360, where the JCL code checked for a
>"skipped" jobstep by checking for a non-zero execution time, as even IEFBR14
>took at least 0.01 seconds to run once you counted the initiator CPU time and
>all that stuff.  Then the 303x showed up and the CPU time for an IEFBR14 could
>register as 0.00.  Bug must have been in the original MFT/MVT code in
>1964-ish, and I remember applying the OS/VS1 patch in 1984 or so....

I'm not sure which is sadder ... you reminiscing about IEFBR14, or the fact
that I also remember it.

Even stranger, IEFBR14 has it's own Wikipedia entry.  Ah, good times.


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