Adrienne,

If you are looking for a COBOL example of reading and writing to stream
files try the link below. The COBOL example is sandwiched between the C and
RPG examples.

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v5r3/index.jsp?topic=/apis/Unixapiex.htm

Thanx, PLA


On 2/6/06, Adrienne McConnon <Adrienne.McConnon@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> I am trying to convert an HP 3000 COBOL program to the iSeries.  The
> program is run in the backround continuously and is designed to never
> abort.  All files are accessed via HP intrinsics using the file number
> and are not defined in the in the file section.  Does anybody have any
> idea on the best way to accomplish this on the iSeries?  From what I
> have found - the Open File API sounds like it will do what I want - but
> I have not found any COBOL examples of its usage.  The code example in
> the book looks like it may be c++.  I am thinking that I will need to
> call the c++ program from within my COBOL program and then check the
> disposition of the file within my COBOL program, but I am not sure, and
> asking you iSeries COBOL experts for advice.
>
> Thanks and have a great day!
>
> Adrienne McConnon
> Vercuity Solutions
> Parsippany, New Jersey, USA
>
>
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