OVRDBF is a solution.

OVRDBF FILE(CBLFILE)
TOFILE(LIBRARY/DISKFILE)

Use the file name that you have in your select statement instead of CBLFILE.
TOFILE is the real file name.

Beni

-----Original Message-----
From: cobol400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cobol400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Apice
Sent: 10 March 2009 23:32
To: cobol400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [COBOL400-L] Cobol / CL question

Heh!  Gang.
 
Is there a way to pass a variable in CL to 400 Cobol for a file name that is always different?
 
I haven't used ovrdbf.  Is that a possibility?
 
Thanks.
 
Mike



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