Would Standalone cobol program need link editing
We know for preparing a COBOL program before it can be executed using a RUN jcl we need to compile it and then link edit it so that we have a load module which can be run using the JCL. "; ; ; ; My question is if we have only one cobol program which is stand alone, then do we need to link edit it before it can be executed. Please give a detailed explaination
"Once tested/verified you would to want to incur the compile/link process for each
subsequent execution of the
I suspect this is a typo and should say NOT WANT TO INCUR . . .
Also, it is usually best to compile and link the module to a load module so that testing will be as close to the "real world" as possible.