• Subject: RE: changing defaults?
  • From: PaulMmn <PaulMmn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Nov 1999 22:56:19 -0500

>Barbara,

Our re-create program does the following:

        - Archives our old command to our ARCHIVES library
        - Re-duplicates the command from QSYS to our library
        - Re-applies the CHGCMDDFTs

This procedure prevents problems with IBM changing the CPP-- we always have
the latest version.

--Paul E Musselman
PaulMmn@ix.netcom.com




Barbara wrote, in part:

>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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