Or for that matter use OPEN/CLOSE within the COBOL program and use OVR via QCMDEXC if you need to cycle through a series of files.


On 10-Mar-09, at 6:48 PM, Egger Jörg (KIRJ 412) wrote:

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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