11.2.1 Initialize_Statistics Procedure

The Initialize_Statistics procedure allocates and initializes a Statistics object.

Calling syntax:

call Initialize (Statistics, Name, status)

Input variables:

 Statistics  The Statistics object to be initialized.
 Name  The name for the Statistics object.

Output variables:

 Statistics  The Statistics object has been allocated and initialized.
 status  If present, the status variable is set to either 'Memory Error' or 'Success' depending on program execution. If not present, the procedure aborts if unsuccessful when the DEBUG_LEVEL is set high enough.

Internal variables:

 allocate_status  Allocation Status.
 consolidated_status  Consolidated Status.

The Initialize_Statistics code listing contains additional documentation.

Michael L. Hall