Use %BIN to convert that byte to a numeric value. Then use
multiplication, division and subtraction to isolate the bit.
> I am working on a project where I have to determine if a file is a
> source file or physical file. The problem is it will be too slow to
> call DSPFD to an outfile and read it for each of the files that will be
> looked at. So I was trying to use the API QDBRTVFD which is perfect for
> the problem, except: The data structure IBM used for the attributes is a
> 16_BIT_ field. (Maybe Bruce can explain the logic behind that choice)
> Constraints: Must use CL and must work at V5R4.
> Any ideas how to get after that fifth bit?
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