Walt, You are aware that you will not be able to work directly on the data in a spool file I hope. You can copy the data to a User Space or PF, and work on it there. But it will not change the "spool file". It is a minor point, but could be a very significant point. Bob > -----Original Message----- > From: c400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:c400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Walt Fles > Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 3:39 PM > To: C programming iSeries / AS400 > Subject: Re: [C400-L] Help with QUSLSPL > > Scott, > I found an API example on the IBM web site that I am going to try and > work through. > > Basically Id like to take a job pid, find the actual job information, > and find the associated spooled file(s). > Once I have that information Id like to work with the data in the > spooled files. > > Scott Klement wrote: > > >Hi Walt, > > > > > > > >>are there any code examples of how to use QUSLSPL, to obtain a file > >>handle to the spooled output, > >>so I can open it, read the data, and then close the spooled file? > >> > >> > > > >QUSLSPL does not return a file handle to anything, it just > gives a list of > >spooled files. > > > >It's analogous to opendir/readdir/closedir, except that > instead of reading > >files in a filesystem, it reads spooled files. (Which are > not stored in > >the standard filesystem like they would be in Unix-like > operating systems) > > > > > > > >>I know how to use the open/close APIs but it's just a > matter of finding > >>the output files. > >> > >> > > > >Yes, that's what QUSLSPL does... it lists the spooled files that are > >available. > > > >Then you use the "Open Spooled File (QSPOPNSP)", "Get Spooled > >File Data (QSPGETSP)" and "Close Spooled File (QSPCLOSP)" > APIs to read > >the contents of the spooled file itself. > > > >I'm unclear of which API you want an example of? In the > first paragraph, > >you wanted an example of using QUSLSPL to get a file handle, > which it does > >not do. In the second example, you state that you already > know how to > >open/read/close a spooled file, which means you already know > how to get a > >handle to it? > > > >So what are you looking for? > > > >_______________________________________________ > >This is the C programming iSeries / AS400 (C400-L) mailing list > >To post a message email: C400-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > >To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > >visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/c400-l > >or email: C400-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > >Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > >at http://archive.midrange.com/c400-l. > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > This is the C programming iSeries / AS400 (C400-L) mailing list > To post a message email: C400-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/c400-l > or email: C400-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/c400-l. >
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