This Natural profile parameter
is used to enable/disable the creation of XRef data for Natural. This parameter
also determines how XRef data are treated when Natural members are processed
with the Natural utilities
INPL or with
the Object Handler.
||XRef data are generated in the cases described above. Documentation premise is not checked.|
||XRef data are not generated. Documentation premise is not checked.|
||A Natural object can only be cataloged if a documentation object already exists for this implementation object. XRef data are generated in the cases described above.|
||A Natural object can only be cataloged if a documentation object already exists for this object. XRef data are not generated.|
|Specification within session||yes|
The following topics are covered below:
There are different ways to set the Natural
In the Natural parameter file.
As a dynamic parameter when starting a Natural session.
In Natural Security. If Natural Security has been used to set
XREF parameter, the
command may only be used to enforce this setting (by changing from
With the Natural
XREF command. If
Natural Security is not installed, the
XREF parameter is
usually set with the Natural
XREF command. The
XREF ? displays the current setting
XRef data is generated in two cases:
The Natural compiler writes XRef data for Natural programs and
data areas when these are cataloged (provided that the
XREF parameter has been set to either
FORCE, see below).
Natural Security writes XRef data for programs that are used as
Startup, Restart or Error-Transaction in an application or as a special link if
XREF parameter is set to
FORCE in the application's Natural Security definition and a user
system file is defined for the application.
XREF parameter controls the compilation
in two aspects:
generation of XRef data in the cases described above and
fulfilment of premise to document implementation objects. The
adherence to this premise can be ensured by allowing the completion of the
catalog operation only for objects that are documented in the Predict
FDIC system file or in the development server file used in Natural
Single Point of Development (SPoD).
XREF parameter is reserved for
internal use by Natural.