Compiles, links, and executes an HP Business BASIC/XL
program. HP Business BASIC/XL is not part of the 900
Series HP 3000 Computer System Fundamental Operating
Software and must be purchased separately.
This command follows the more flexible MPE/iX command line syntax.
textfile Actual file designator of the BASIC SAVE file (file
code=1247 or BSVXL) containing the HP BUSINESS
BASIC/XL program to be compiled. Formal file
designator is BBCIN.
listfile Actual file designator of the file to which the
program listing is written. This can be any ASCII
output file. Formal file designator is BBCLIST.
Default is $STDLIST.
xllist A quoted list of the executable libraries that are
searched when resolving external procedure
references when the program is loaded.
The formal file designators used in this command (BBCIN and BBCLIST)
cannot be backreferenced as actual file designators in the command
parameter list. Refer to the "IMPLICIT FILE COMMANDS FOR SUBSYSTEMS"
discussion of the MPE/iX FILE command.
This command compiles a BASIC SAVE file created by the
BASIC/XL interpreter, links the object code file, and
executes the program file. The compiled program executes
significantly faster than the corresponding interpreted
A BASIC SAVE program file is created from within the
BASIC/XL interpreter by using the BASIC/XL interpreter
command >SAVE filename. The program then can be compiled,
linked, and executed with the BBXLGO command.
This command may be issued from a session, job, or program.
It may not be used in BREAK. Pressing [Break] suspends the
execution of this command. Entering RESUME continues the execution.
To compile, link, and execute the BASIC/XL source program
saved in the file named MYPROG and direct the listing to
the disk file LISTFL, enter:
This command is implemented as a command file. If you set the HPPATH
variable to null (SETVAR HPPATH ""), the command file will not be
executed, and the command will fail.
Commands: BBXL, BBXLCOMP, BBXLLK
Manuals : HP Business BASIC/XL Migration Guide (32715-60002)
HP Business Basic/XL Reference Manual (32715-60001)