see reply to other list... cmiranda@ORIENTAL.COM wrote: > > We have this scenario here at work. And I thought I ran it by you to see if > anybody has any ideas. > > We have fields within DB2 files defined as "Null Capable". > > Within an RPG IV program we try to define fields using the "like" keyword over > these null capable fields, or define fields using externally described data > structures over the file with null capable fields. > However, none of these fields defined internally to the RPG program keep the > null capable attribute. > i.e. I cannot use the %NULLIND BIF on the field. > > Here is a excerpt from the on-line AS/400 reference books (V4R4) on this > subject: > "If the file used for an externally described data structure has null-capable > fields defined, the null attribute is not used in defining the RPG subfield." > > Is there a way to define fields internal to RPG programs as null capable? > If not, is there a work around for this? > > Thanks, > Brian Ellis. > > +--- > | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! > | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. > | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. > | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. > | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com > +--- -- =========================================================== R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr. -- IBM Certified AS/400 Professional System Administrator -- IBM Certified AS/400 Professional Network Administrator "The sum of all human knowledge is a fixed constant. It's the population that keeps growing!" +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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