John

Is it possible that decimal place is given a different name? Like precision?

I don't know Python - if the RLA style checks format level IDs, then I do recommend NOT using any kind of RLA - I do know that one of the files' format changed at v7.1, and a product I was working on would have had to be recompiled - bad idea!!

Cheers
Vern

On 2/5/2013 4:19 PM, John Yeung wrote:
On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 4:28 PM, Vernon Hamberg <vhamberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Agreed - and in any case, use embedded SQL instead of RLA.
Well, I'm primarily looking to use it with iSeries Python, which can
use either SQL or "dynamic" RLA (i.e. chain/read-style access but no
need to know anything about the file before run-time). (Actually, if
using RLA and the decimal places are not needed, then it doesn't even
need to do any lookup in the first place, because the field types and
sizes are directly accessible as attributes. The omission of a
decimal place field attribute is unfortunate.)

John





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