Al,

I would also add that a vanilla ovrdbf isn't the cureall it used to be.
They should also check the job scope parameters as in MOST cases you're
going to find that the ovr is for that stack level and that one must
specify *job for both scope parms...

Don in DC

On Sun, 11 Jul 1999, Al Barsa, Jr. wrote:

> At 07:31 AM 7/11/99 -0400, you wrote: 
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> <excerpt>Hi fellow listers,
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> If a program processes a multi-membered file (without first setting
> OVRDBF to point to the member to process) what member will be processed? 
> If it is the first member?  Do I determine the first via DSPFD
> xxxxlib/filename *MBRLIST?
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> </excerpt>
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> The AS/400 multi-membered file implementation is not as god as we would
> like.  The answer to your question is that the member that will be
> processed is the member that was added first.  The simple solution is to
> *ALWAYS use an OVRDBF command before processing a multi-membered file.
> 
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