Super sweet I got time to try it out and it works like a charm!!!

That made thing really easy for me i just put the package on our server
(linux of course) in a shared DIR and now all i have to do is put shortcuts
on peoples desks!!

Your the man!

-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Klement [mailto:klemscot@klements.com]
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2002 4:13 PM
To: 'linux5250@midrange.com'
Subject: RE: [LINUX5250] Re: TN5250 under Windows support is ready for
tes ting



Hi,

I added the code to do this into CVS & also updated the tarball on my
web site.

It only works from the config file (not from the command-line, since that
looked a bit more complicated to do) so to use it you'll make a tn5250rc
file similar to:

test {
    host = as400
    env.DEVNAME=$loginname$01
    font_80=Terminal
}

and then run:
    tn5250 test

Keep in mind, of course, that OS/400 device names cannot exceed 10 chars
in length.

Have fun!


On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, Egan, Matt B. (Artco) wrote:
>
> There may be an easier way... I found this in the Win32 API:
>
>     GetUserName() -- "Retrieves the user name of the current thread.  This
>         is the name of the user currently logged onto the system."  "If
>         the current thread is impersonating another client, the
>         GetUserName function returns the user name of the client that
>         the thread is impersonating."
>
> Perfect
>
> So I could retrieve user name, and replace the string '$loginname$'
> with the user name that was returned...
>
> Sweet
>
> Naturally, we'd want to do the same thing in the U**x version...
>
> Of course!
>

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