• Subject: RE: EXTNAME questions...
  • From: "Stone, Brad V (TC OASIS)" <bvstone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 08:16:14 -0500

Chris,

the extra dot doesn't affect FTP at all.  AS you may have seen, I name all
my modules F.namehere.  Don't ask me why.  But, to FTP the source to my PC,
I use

GET QRPGLESRC/QRPGLESRC.F.NAME

and it works fine.  FTP is smart enough.

Bradley V. Stone
BVS/Tools
http://www.bvstools.com




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Bipes [mailto:rpg@cross-check.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 1999 3:22 PM
> To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
> Subject: RE: EXTNAME questions...
> 
> 
>I have questioned this for years....  But now > for FTP or
> other such programs the dot separates the file name from the 
> member name.
> Hmmm  What would be the best way to approach this?   If you 
> do not allow the
> dot in the name, S36 environment fails.  Also try to FTP the file
> "library/file.name.memeber".  I set a shop standard to put a 
> "V" where you
> put the dot to specify the version of the file.  Why did IBM 
> use a "." to
> separate the member name for some actions and not bracket the 
> (member)?
> 
> Christopher K. Bipes   mailto:ChrisB@Cross-Check.com
> Sr. Programmer/Analyst         mailto:Chris_Bipes@Yahoo.com
> CrossCheck, Inc.       http://www.cross-check.com
> 6119 State Farm Drive  Phone: 707 586-0551 x 1102
> Rohnert Park CA  94928 Fax: 707 586-1884
> 
> *Note to Recruiters
> Neither I, nor anyone that I know of, is interested in any new and/or
> exciting positions. Please do not contact me.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stone, Brad V (TC OASIS) [mailto:bvstone@taylorcorp.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 1999 11:31 AM
> To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
> Subject: EXTNAME questions...
> 
> 
> I have a physical file that I created to be used as an external data
> structure.  The file is named the following:
> 
> ITM02_1.01
> 
> Compiled fine, and all.
> 
> Now, when I reference this file in the EXTNAME keyword of my 
> D Spec, as
> shown here:
> 
>  D ITM02         E DS                  EXTNAME(ITM02_1.01) INZ 
> 
> It tells me the parameter is invalid.  I removed the period, 
> and it accepts
> it.  This tells me that it doesn't like the period.
> 
> Now, why can I create a file with that name, but I can't 
> reference it in the
> EXTNAME keyword?
> 
> Bradley V. Stone
> BVS/Tools
> http://www.bvstools.com
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