• Subject: Re: source file download via CA/400
  • From: cmassoglia@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Charles L. Massoglia)
  • Date: Sat, 13 Dec 1997 13:53:32 -0400

>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 :(
>
Why not just use a SPECIAL file so you only have to put the code in one place?


Charlie Massoglia, Massoglia Technical Consulting, Inc.
PO Box 1065, Okemos, MI 48854, USA
517-676-9700  Fax: 517-676-1006  EMAIL: cmassoglia@voyager.net


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