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On Tue, 3 Sep 2002, Rosewood wrote:

> I do a ps -waux|grep 5250 and nothing is running
> I check the AS400 (WRKCFGSTS *DEV *PRT) and nothing is running
> I run:
> lp5250d env.DEVNAME=PRT03
> 'outputcommand=/usr/local/bin/scs2pdf>/tmp/spoolfile$$.pdf'
> That is using the same binary (did not re-compile), same devname, and
> same as400 with no changes to the as400 either
> I then refresh the wrkcfgsts screen and prt03 shows up just fine
> I then do a printscreen on the as400
> So, I check to see if anything has come up and I get this:
> -rw-rw-rw-    1 root     root            0 Sep  3 13:54
> spoolfile15932.pdf

After starting up lp5250d, what does WRKWTR say for PRT03?

> When I wrote the previous email, if I would ps -waux|grep 5250, nothing
> would show up.  Now, it seems that it stays.  I can continue to do
> screen prints and it generates 0 file size pdf files
> I just tried running this command:
> lp5250d env.DEVNAME=PRT03 'outputcommand=cat>/tmp/spoolfile$$.scs'
> And an .scs file was generated.  (what would be the format to convert
> that to pdf from the command line?  I tried cat file.scs > scs2pdf >
> file.pdf  ?? But that didn't seem to work)

This can be done by typing:

cat spoolfile17226.scs | scs2pdf > testpdf.pdf

James Rich

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