• Subject: Re: source file download via CA/400
  • From: Richard Baird <rbbaird@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Dec 1997 10:26:53 -0500
  • Organization: Premium Systems, Inc.

John Carr wrote:
> 
> RE:     RE: source file download via CA/400
> 
> Try Writing an RPG program that reads the source file and writes directly
> to the IFS (QDLS if you want)  to a .TXT or .DOC type file.
> You can even do it in batch or some automated vehicle.
> Make your own command give it the source member name,  To PATH name
> and there you have it.   I'm doing the same thing right now.
> See Midrange Computing Dec 97 Ted Holtz article for a sample pgm.
> Julian Monypenny on News/400 web for other ideas.
> 
> You can even read the IFS(PC) files into an RPG program.
> See the thread on PC FILE FORMATS

eventually, this is the route I will take, but Ted Holtz code is a
little weighty to include in every program that needs it.  I plan to
modify it to work as an all purpose procedure, to open, read, write and
close.  that way I can use it in a lot of different places, without much
hassle.

don't have time just yet, though :(

regards,

rick
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