What is the difference between PROC and PGM?

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  • Jun 22nd, 2006

Proc is the name which begins the procedure. It is mandatory when you go for a procedure you have to give proc.

Pgm is the name of the program you want to execute. Default Pgm's for ex. are sort, idcams, iebcopy



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Kishore Sharma

  • Aug 4th, 2006

Proc is a procedure generally coded for executing repetitive job and coded in JCL.

Pgm is a program coded in COBOL(main language) DB2,

PGM could be inbuilt also such as IDCAMS, IEFBR14, and many more

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  • Apr 23rd, 2019

Can you please explain what is proc and why it is needed in writing code

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