• Subject: Re: OPNQRYF mixed results
  • From: email@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (James W Kilgore)
  • Date: Thu, 11 Mar 1999 02:01:16 -0800
  • Organization: Progressive Data Systems, Inc.


I don't know if this will apply to your situation, but we ran into a
similar problem when the OPNQRYF referenced a file that had a shared

What you may find out is that if you run your job, first thing after
signon, you get a predicable (repeatable) result, but if you have any
application activity, the file cursor may be pointed to the last record
accessed and therefore obtain varying results.

But then again, I had a programmer who, as a joke, placed a wildcard
into a job stream that was only active on odd numbered Thursday's. 
Liked the guy, fired him.

John Bussert wrote:
> I am having a strange problem that I would like to know if anyone else is
> experiencing.  At one client (seems to be only one...) we have some reports
> that use OPNQRYF, that select records and print them.
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