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Re: Command Creation (Was: Recursive CL - Data decimal error)



fixed

Hi Rob,

I just used www.google.com to search for recrtcmd freeware and it turn up
exactly one result:

http://www.alltel.net/~craigru/jcrcmd2.html

hth,
Peter Dow
Dow Software Services, Inc.
909 425-0194 voice
909 425-0196 fax

----- Original Message -----
From: <rob@dekko.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2001 1:14 PM
Subject: RE: Command Creation (Was: Recursive CL - Data decimal error)


>
> You know, I shouldn't have to ask, but, where is the link for this piece
of
> freeware?
>
> Rob Berendt
>
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> A smart person learns from their mistakes,
> but a wise person learns from OTHER peoples mistakes.
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>                     "Goodbar, Loyd
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>                     midrange-l
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>
>
> I use commands a lot. I only need to create commands once, and use a tool
> called RECRTCMD ("Recreate Command" command, freeware) to read the command
> definitions (program, allowed to run, help, etc) and automatically
> recompile
> that command.
>
> I do sympathize, it would be nice to have H-spec equivalents for command
> creation.
>
> Loyd
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Langston [mailto:jlangston@celsinc.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2001 1:52 PM
> To: 'midrange-l@midrange.com'
> Subject: Re: Command Creation (Was: Recursive CL - Data decimal error)
>
>
> I believe there is a reason command creation is underutilized
> on the AS/400, er, eserver, um, iseries?
>
> I create an RPG program, very simple to compile.  14 using PDM.
> I create CL program, 14 using PDM.
> I create DDS, 14 using PDM.
> I create command source.  14.  Remember to prompt, now what is the
>    call I want to use?  And going back having to recreate commands
>    months later, what program was this command supposed to call?
>    No idea.  I hope they documented it in the command source
>    (yeah, right, like that'll ever happen).
>
> I think commands would be utilized a lot more if you could
> actually specify the program to call inside the command source
> itself, then just compile with 14.
>
> Anyway, that's why *I* don't utilize them that much.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jim Langston
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