• Subject: Re: saving spool files
  • From: Chad Walsingham <Walsice@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 02 Mar 1999 09:47:10 -0600
  • Organization: Bay District Schools

Stone,

    Hi, This is Chad, I was the originator of the question. Duplicating the 
spool
file would be fine in this application as well. How would I go about doing that
on a mass scale. We have numerous programmers who constantly save useful info in
there spool file. If I could just duplicate them to a file somewhere other than
their actual spool file I think we may be safe. Any hintss as to how I may go
about doing this?
Thanks,
Chad

"Stone, Brad V (PP)" wrote:

> Buck,
>
> No, it hasn't.  The APIs are fine if all you want to do is duplicate a
> spooled file.  Saving them could be rough.  That is some wacky information
> returned to the user space.
>
> Bradley V. Stone
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Buck Calabro/commsoft [mailto:mcalabro@commsoft.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 1999 8:05 AM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: saving spool files
>
> On 03/01/99 12:12:54 PM Billy Rowe  wrote:
>
> >Yes, you can backup spool files, either by writing your own utiltity to
> >do it
> >or using the one in QUSRTOOLs or buying one like for example SOQ(Save
> >Output Queue) from Generic Software Inc.(www.genericsoftware.com).
>
> The last time I looked at the spooled file APIs, the one needed to save APF
> data was a real bear to work with.  Has that changed for the better?
>
> Buck Calabro
> CommSoft, Albany, NY
> mailto:mcalabro@commsoft.net
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