At 07:26 PM 10/28/97 -0500, you wrote:
>At 01:18 PM 10/28/97 -0600, you wrote:
>>Do you know of a way to get a dynamic list of the valid AS/400 object
>>types? Are they found in some message, or is there another way? I'd like to
>>use this in a choice program for commands that deal with objects, without
>>having to change the code for each release.
>There is no good solution.  What I have done in the past is to prompt the
>OBJTYPE parameter from DSPOBJD, and print the screens.  However, this is
>not foolproof.  We recently found an object type that IBM added by PTF to
>an existing CISC release, and DSPOBJD was not updated!

So, even IBM is human! !^)  But we've come to expect more in the AS/400
world, it seems. And that's because Big Blue usually comes through admirably.


Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
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Minneapolis, MN 55401
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