Since RPG is out, have you thought of using two CL programs? One to generate the file and then the second to read it? Rob Berendt -- Group Dekko Services, LLC Dept 01.073 PO Box 2000 Dock 108 6928N 400E Kendallville, IN 46755 http://www.dekko.com "Fiona Fitzgerald" <fiona.fitzgerald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx 10/05/2004 10:32 AM Please respond to Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> cc Fax to Subject CL file pointer techniques? I have a CL which creates a file in QTEMP, populates it, then reads it in a loop. So far so good. Then it delays x seconds & repeats the process. This time, no processing occurs within the loop, because although the file is repopulated, the pointer is stuck at end-of-file at this stage. As you might guess, this was not the plan! I considered using OPNDBF with POSDBF. But from what I've read, RCVF won't share its ODP, so that's out. Do I have to resort to generating a new QTEMP file, suppressing level check, overriding to it & calling an RPG just to get the pgm to start again from the top every time I repopulate the file? I don't want to use RPG because most of the functions performed are CL functions, perfect for a CL pgm. Or should I delete & recreate the file each time - will that reposition it? All suggestions gratefully received, hope someone knows the theory better than I do : ) Thanks, Fiona __________________________________ Notice of Confidentiality This transmission contains information that may be confidential and that may also be privileged. Unless you are the intended recipient of the message (or authorised to receive it for the intended recipient) you may not copy, forward, or otherwise use it, or disclose it or its contents to anyone else. If you have received this transmission in error please notify us immediately and delete it from your system. Email: internet.mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx -- This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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