• Subject: Re: SAVOBJ to previous release
  • From: Buck Calabro <mcalabro@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 14:30:43 -0500

>>> Sending the source is not a good option for us.  We're looking to package
>>> an entire library for the end-user to RSTOBJ to their system: load 'n go.
>>> If they have to compile all the CL source, that'd be a bit messy.
>>> We *could* compile to the earliest release we support, but the
>>> developers won't be happy having to override all their CL compiles
>>> for the sake of the few that don't SAVOBJ properly.
>We have a program that we run whenever we put on a new release.  It creates
>a library called QSYSCHANGE which sits on top of QSYSLIBL with our changed
>command defaults.
>It creates another library, QSYSPRVCMD,  that is designed for developers
>who specifically develop code for prior releases.  It duplicates every
>command containing a TGTRLS parameter and changes that parameter to
>TGTRLS(*PRV).  The library is AUT(*USE).  We then have a command that puts
>this library on the top of QSYSLIBL using the CHGSYSLIBL command (the CPP
>needs to adopt).  The philosophy seems to work perfectly.

Thanks for the suggestions.  We already change some IBM command 
defaults; it looks like we'll be doing a few more!

Buck Calabro

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