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     Compiles an HP Business BASIC/V program in Compatibility Mode. HP
     Business BASIC/V is not part of the 900 Series HP 3000 Computer
     system Fundamental Operating Software and must be purchased
     separately.  (CM)


     BBASICOMP infile[,[uslfile][,listfile]]


infile              Actual file designator of the BSAVE file containing
                    the BBASIC program to be compiled.  Formal file
                    designator is BBCIN.

uslfile             Actual file designator of the User Subprogram
                    Library (USL) file on which the object program is
                    written, which can be any binary output file with
                    file code of USL or 1024.  Its formal file
                    designator is BBSCUSL.  If the uslfile parameter is
                    omitted, the object code is saved to the temporary
                    file $OLDPASS. If entered, this parameter specifies
                    that the file was created in one of four ways

                    o  By using the SAVE command to save the default
                       USL file $OLDPASS created by a previous

                    o  By building the USL with the MPE Segmenter
                       command -BUILDUSL.  Refer to the MPE Segmenter
                       Reference Manual (32650-60026).

                    o  By creating a new USL file with the MPE/iX
                       BUILD command and specifying a file code of USL
                       or 1024.

                    o  By specifying a nonexistent uslfile parameter,
                       thereby creating a permanent file of the correct
                       size and type.

listfile            Actual file designator of the file on which the
                    program listing is written. This can be any ASCII
                    output file. Formal designator is BBCLIST.  Default
                    is $STDLIST.


The formal file designators used in this command (BBCIN, BBCUSL, and
BBCLIST) cannot be backreferenced as actual file designators in the
command parameter list.  For further information, refer to the "IMPLICIT
FILE COMMANDS FOR SUBSYSTEMS" discussion of the MPE/iX FILE command.


     The BASICOMP commands compiles a program from a BSAVE file
     generated by the HP Business BASIC/V interpreter.  This enables the
     program to run faster than it would if it were left in the form
     generated by the interpreter.

     A BSAVE program file can be created from within the BBASIC
     interpreter after it is written, by using the BBASIC
     interpreter command >SAVE filename.  The program may be
     compiled with the BBASICOMP command, then prepared with the
     MPE/iX command PREP, and executed with the MPE/iX 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


     To compile the BBASIC program MYPROG into the USL named
     OBJECT, enter


     If you do not choose to build a USL file, the BBASICOMP
     command compiles your program, storing the object code in
     the default USL file $OLDPASS.

     BBASICOMP MYPROG   ** Runs BASIC/V compiler and accepts **
                        ** MYPROG as a BSAVE program file.   **
                        ** $OLDPASS is the default USL,      **
                        ** and $STDLIST is the default       **
                        ** output listing.                   **

     If you now want to run your program, use the PREPRUN command

     PREPRUN $OLDPASS   ** Prepares and runs program.        **



Manuals :   HP Business BASIC/XL Reference Manual (32715-60001)
            MPE Segmenter Reference Manual (32650-60026)

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