• Subject: Re: triggered file list problem
  • From: dhandy@xxxxxxxxxxx (Douglas Handy)
  • Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 10:38:24 -0400


>This also creates the "gotcha" that when you duplicate a file into a test
>library, for example, it also duplicates the hard-coded qualified trigger
>call.  Then running test data through it in your test library fires your
>production trigger.  Be careful out there.

And if you use CPYF ... CRTFILE(*YES) it won't even duplicate the
trigger events at all (although CRTDUPOBJ will).

Being careful is always good advice.  Having the trigger program from
the production library being called is not necessarily a problem,
depending on how the trigger program is coded.  

But that is partly why I said you could/should examine the library
name passed in the trigger buffer if you are accessing other objects.

Triggers are a wonderful addition to our arsenal of methods.

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