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How to determine what code is running, batch or CICS, in a dual-environment program

I am writing a program that I want to be dual environment -- batch and CICS since a majority of the code will be...

the same. But, where the code needs to differ between batch or CICS, I need a way to determine which one I am in. Is there a low-overhead way of finding out which environment I am in so I can then branch accordingly?


Language Environment provides a C/C++ function called isCICS() to determine if the invoking code is running in a CICS-LE environment. This function is documented in OS/390: C/C++ Run-Time Library Reference (SC28-1663).


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