• Subject: RE: changing defaults?
  • From: bmorris@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 13:23:04 -0500




>Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 11:43:20 -0500
>From: "Reger, Bill" <breger@levitz.com>
>
>Use the CRTCMDDFT command.  However, you should first duplicate the CRTPF
>or CRTRPGPGM command into another library that is higher up in your
>system library list than QSYS.  Then change defaults in this library.
>This way you won't have to redo the CRTCMDDFT every time you install a
>new release of OS/400.

But you run the risk of the interface between the command and its CPP.
changing.  If you are lucky, your version of the command would break
noisily.  If you are unlucky, it would fail silently (appear to run
fine, but not do what you want).

A better way is to add your CHGCMDDFT to a CL program that you run
whenever you get a new release of OS/400.

It's still a good idea to leave the original command alone and only
change a copy though.  Even better is give a new name to the version
with different defaults.

Barbara Morris


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