Thanks Kendall...Great info!!!!

I will give it a try and let you know....

-----Original Message-----
From: egl-i-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:egl-i-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Kendall Coolidge
Sent: Sunday, May 10, 2009 11:39 AM
To: EGL on and around the IBM i
Subject: Re: [EGL-i] egl service call a dll?

Hi Tim,

Can an egl service call a dll?

I assume you mean specifically an EGL service part calling a function in a
dll. Yes. There was some discussion of that on the EGL café just

One link I found describes call the dll more or less directly from EGL:

Additionally, the EGL functions Syslib.callCmd() or Syslib.startCmd() can
call a Windows exe. So you might even be able to write an exe in VB that
declares and uses the dll and call that using callCmd() or startCmd(),
though I admit I haven't tried that.

Best of luck,

-----Original Message-----
From: tim [mailto:tim2006@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Saturday, May 09, 2009 7:02 PM
To: 'EGL on and around the IBM i'
Subject: [EGL-i] egl service call a dll?

Can an egl service call a dll? Our phone system has a DLL that can be used
to initiate calls and such. I would like to utilize that if possible.

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