I meant MI too. I have seen your other posts, I know you weren't born last night :) In my opinion, this is probably not the right project for a first-MI program. All security-breaking projects are delicate. Richard Jackson mailto:email@example.com http://www.richardjacksonltd.com Voice: 1 (303) 808-8058 Fax: 1 (303) 663-4325 > |-----Original Message----- > |From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On > |Behalf Of Jodi Walker > |Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2000 2:33 PM > |To: MI400@midrange.com > |Subject: Re: accessing qtemp files from another job > | > | > | I had meant I was new to the MI arena. I've been doing AS400 & RPG > | for years. I was looking for a way to get our job done without > | management having little kittens about technical issues > |they have only > | a vague conception of, in addition to learning about an > |area that I am > | considering expanding into. This just presented an > |opportunity for > | goal-directed learning rather than just mucking about. > | > | jw > | > | > |______________________________ Reply Separator > |_________________________________ > |Subject: RE: accessing qtemp files from another job > |Author: "Richard Jackson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > |at Internet > |Date: 09/27/2000 2:20 PM > | > | > |Given your statement that you are new to this, it seems like a > |pretty bad > |idea to give you a nuclear bomb to kill mice. Here are your choices: > | > |1. Fix the programs so they don't look > |2. Give someone enough authority to fix the jobs when they do loop. > |3. Live with it. > | > |If management doesn't want to give out authority, then they > |don't want it > |fixed. If they want it fixed then they give authority. If you > |try to sneak > |around the authority problem, you are risking your job for > |nothing. This > |isn't your problem, it is their problem. Don't let them make > |you feel bad > |about that. > | > |By the way, there are technical solutions but this situation > |doesn't want a > |technical solution. A technical solution gives you the > |opportunity to cut > |yourself with a very sharp knife or get yourself in trouble with the > |authority czar. This situation wants a business solution. > | > |I'm sorry you have to live with this. However, this is my opinion. > | > |Richard Jackson > |mailto:email@example.com > |http://www.richardjacksonltd.com > |Voice: 1 (303) 808-8058 > |Fax: 1 (303) 663-4325 > | > |> |-----Original Message----- > |> |From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On > |> |Behalf Of Jodi Walker > |> |Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2000 12:48 PM > |> |To: MI400@midrange.com > |> |Subject: accessing qtemp files from another job > |> | > |> | > |> | I have checked the archives and found some items relating > |> |to accessing > |> | another job's qtemp files. The problem is that they are a > |> |little over > |> | my head - I am completely new to this area. > |> | > |> | The situation is this: for whatever reasons, misguided or > |> |otherwise, > |> | we use QTEMP files heavily in batch processes. Some of > |these batch > |> | jobs are started by ROBOT software. Our security is > |setup so that > |> | programmers can not even see the job log of a ROBOT job. > | There are > |> | times when there is no one around with *ALLOBJ authority > |and when a > |> | job starts to loop, we have no way to recover the data from QTEMP > |> | before ending the job. Management is unlikely to come up with a > |> | solution to resolve the problem, especially if the solution > |> |involves > |> | assigning *ALLOBJ authority to any programmer. > |> | > |> | What I want to do, and I assume it is possible from what I > |> |have read, > |> | is create an object that will allow us the specify the > |> |qualified job > |> | and perhaps the file names in question, and either CRTDUPOBJ or > |> | display the file contents from QTEMP so that we can safely > |> |end the job > |> | without losing the interim data - something that we can > |> |call when we > |> | need it. Can this be done without adopting *ALLOBJ > |authority? We > |> | don't want to have to go back and modify every program > |that stores > |> | data in QTEMP files. > |> | > |> | Could someone give me some direction on how I can do this > |> |or point me > |> | to a primer so that I can understand more of what I am > |> |reading in the > |> | archives about accessing another job's QTEMP files? > |> | > |> | thanks much > |> | jw > |> |+--- > |> || This is the MI Programmers Mailing List! > |> || To submit a new message, send your mail to MI400@midrange.com. > |> || To subscribe to this list send email to MI400-SUB@midrange.com. > |> || To unsubscribe from this list send email to > |MI400-UNSUB@midrange.com. > |> || Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: > |> |firstname.lastname@example.org > |> |+--- > | > |+--- > || This is the MI Programmers Mailing List! > || To submit a new message, send your mail to MI400@midrange.com. > || To subscribe to this list send email to MI400-SUB@midrange.com. > || To unsubscribe from this list send email to MI400-UNSUB@midrange.com. > || Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: > |email@example.com > |+--- +--- | This is the MI Programmers Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MI400@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MI400-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MI400-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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