I know I could access the windows file directly from the iSeries (using /qntc if I'm not mistaken).
But I also know that this takes a loooooong time. Especially if the iSeries is located here in Kontich and the file is in China. And you want to retrieve the timestamp for 20+ files at the same time.
Also, the file will be in a directory that is protected from access by "regular" users, so I'd have to get around that security in some way.
Anyway, I have meanwhile found out that we can create web services in IBS Integrator, a tool we have already in-house, so I think we'll go that route.
Too bad, I'd have loved to get my hands on EGL for this.
Thanks for the help anyway.
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From: egl-i-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:egl-i-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Dennis Lovelady
Sent: woensdag 23 juni 2010 18:36
To: 'EGL on and around the IBM i'
Subject: Re: [EGL-i] Can this be done in EGL?
Robert is correct.
Have a look at the stat() function (API).
For help with that you can ask here or at midrange-l after reviewing
book at http://www.scottklement.com/rpg/ifs_ebook/ifs_ebook.pdf
Scan for "retrieving stream file stats"
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