wawrzaszek@austeel.com (Wawrzaszek) WROTE:

>Okay this should be real simple,  I need to check if a
>spool file was created from a program, if it was I want
>to send it to this overlay software we have for printing.
>The problem occurs when no spool file exists, the
>software bombs out.  We do not have the source to put
>a monmsg in their software, so I need to check before I
>send it there.  Is there a way to check for a spoolfile?


This is fairly crude, but it ought to work as long as the job doesn't
execute the program multiple times in a loop. After the program completes
issue a CHGSPLFA for the spooled file and monitor for CPF3303. If you get
this escape message the file was not created.

Dave Kahn, ABB Steward Ltd.

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