• Subject: Re: OPNQRYF question :)
  • From: Pete Hall <peteh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Dec 1997 22:38:32 -0600

Tim Truax wrote:
> Hi Folks:
> I have a CL program that first does an OPNQRYF of a file then loads a
> RPG program to produce a printout.  Is it possible that this OPNQRYF is
> still working and my RPG program is loaded while the OPNQRYF is still
> working?


OPNQRYF will run to completion before your program runs. I'd guess that
you forgot to OVRDBF with SHARE(*YES) before the OPNQRYF. Do you appear
to be reading the base file instead of the OPNQRYF access path? Or
perhaps you're reading the OPNQRYF access path twice and are receiving
no records the second time? Try using POSDBF to position the database
cursor to the first record. Those are the two gotchas that seem to
strike most often with OPNQRYF.

Just a wild guess...


Pete Hall
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