• Subject: Re: Checking if a spool file exists
  • From: "Dennis Lovelady" <dennis@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Mar 1999 14:07:23 -0500

Hi, Angie:

-----Original Message-----
From: Wawrzaszek <wawrzaszek@austeel.com>
Date: Friday, March 19, 1999 12:59 PM


>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?

You could issue:
   RLSSPLF filename JOB(*) SPLNBR(*LAST)

and you will get one of two error messages:
   1) File is already released
   2) File not found.

MONMSG for each of these conditions (sorry, I don't have an AS/400 command
line at the moment), and take "good" path for 1) and "bad" path for the
other.

Note: if the file is held, then switch to:
   HLDSPLF

HTH
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Dennis Lovelady                    Simpsonville, SC
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URL:  http://lovelady.piedmont.net
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        - Karl Lehenbauer


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