Uh, I used to refer to the type/subtype parms in Diagnostic Aids (it's not
on the CDROM...UNFORTUNATELY!) for the full spectrum of object type
listings....

Unfortunately, the DSPOBJx cmds don't let you get that granular...:)

Don in DC metro

On Wed, 29 Oct 1997, Vern Hamberg wrote:

> Al
> 
> 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.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Vernon Hamberg
> Systems Software Programmer
> Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
> 400 Second Avenue South
> Minneapolis, MN 55401
> (612) 371-1111 x480
> 
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