• Subject: Re: Non-Join Multi PF Logical File Format
  • From: "David Keck" <dkeck@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 13:06:29 -0700

But with that reasoning could you see any reason why RPG could not use the
file ?  But it can't.  The reason RPG can't use the file is because non-join
LF's defined with a record format based on multiple PF's yields a duplicate
format name problem.  The compile will fail.  Since the LF itself is defined
with duplicate format names the problem can not be resoved via overrides or
format renames in the RPG.  It is not clear to me that a COBOL program can
be written to use such a file, as defined in the examples.  I would really
like to know.
R    RFILE1    PFILE(PF01 PF02)
A    K    Field01
A    K    Field02

----- Original Message -----
From: <Chris.Chambers@v2music.com>
To: <COBOL400-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2000 6:35 AM
Subject: Re: Non-Join Multi PF Logical File Format


> So it merges the two physicals together?
>
> I see no reason that COBOL could'nt use it?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Chris
>
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