• Subject: RE: Adding text to an IFS file
  • From: "Leland, David" <dleland@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 13:31:45 -0500

Whoops, I guess I should have worded this differently.  What I meant to
say is:  any AS/400 object can have an object description.  I want to be
able to put a description on an IFS file (other than QSYS.LIB and QDLS
which I already know how to do).

Lets try this again.
Dave

>----------
>From:  Ed.Doxtator@ssa.co.uk[SMTP:Ed.Doxtator@ssa.co.uk]
>Sent:  Wednesday, December 03, 1997 11:25 AM
>To:    MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>Subject:       Re: Adding text to an IFS file
>
>Dave wrote:
>>Has anyone found a way to add text to an IFS file (other than in
>>QSYS.LIB or QDLS) -  either through an API, command, or program?
>
>When you say "add" do you mean "append" or "start from scratch"? 
>There's a
>command called CPYTOSTMF which just might do the trick.  I don't think
>it
>will append data to a a file in IFS, but it will copy data from an
>regular
>old AS/400 physical file to an IFS stream file.
>
>Hope This Helps...
>
>-Doc
>
>
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