MIDRANGE dot COM Mailing List Archive



Home » MIDRANGE-L » December 1997

Re: IDDU, S36 & AS/400 SQL & RPG -Reply


  • Subject: Re: IDDU, S36 & AS/400 SQL & RPG -Reply
  • From: Richard Baird <rbbaird@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 09 Dec 1997 12:38:54 -0500
  • Organization: Premium Systems, Inc.

fixed

Scott Cornell wrote:
> 
> While it is generally true that SQL don't know da difference 'tween a
> "CREATE TABLE" objects and a "CRTPF" object, there are some
> differences, at least at the system level.  One is that SQL tables can
> not have more than one member, even though SQL can access
> multiple member "CRTPF" files using OVDBF.  So somewhere down in
> the bowels of the system, there is (are?) a difference(s).
> 

The differences you site have more to do with SQL syntax compatibility
than differences in the database.   

The create table and crtpf bot create DB2-400 database files.  but SQL,
being a cross platform language, doesn't know what a multi member file
is, because that's a 400 specific file type.  the ovrdbf command more or
less "explains" the concept to SQL.

regards,

rick
+---
| This is the Midrange System Mailing List!
| To submit a new message, send your mail to "MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com".
| To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com.
| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: david@midrange.com
+---






Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2014 by MIDRANGE dot COM and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available here. If you have questions about this, please contact