That is cool. Where can I get more information on BIF?

Bruce Collins
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From: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com
[mailto:owner-midrange-l@midrange.com]On Behalf Of boldt@ca.ibm.com
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2000 12:08 PM
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
Subject: Re: Why is it?




Bruce wrote:
>Being new to ILE but having been coding in RPG for some years,
>Why is it that now you are not required to put an indicator on
>a READ opcode. Am I missing a enhancement?

Yes.  As of V4R2, the preferred way to test for end-of-file
is to use built-in function %EOF.  Similar BIFs are used
for all other indicators on the I/O opcodes.

Cheers!  Hans

Hans Boldt, ILE RPG Development, IBM Toronto Lab, boldt@ca.ibm.com


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