• Subject: Obscure DLTSPLF parameters
  • From: rob@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2000 15:07:07 -0500


When I prompt the command DLTSPLF I see:
Spooled file . . . . . . . . . . > AVMLEI10      Name, *SELECT
Job name . . . . . . . . . . . . > AVMLEI10      Name, *
  User . . . . . . . . . . . . . >   SSAROB      Name
  Number . . . . . . . . . . . . >   489802      000000-999999
Spooled file number  . . . . . .   *ONLY         1-9999, *ONLY, *LAST
Select files for:
  User . . . . . . . . . . . . . > *CURRENT      Name, *CURRENT, *ALL
  Print device . . . . . . . . . > *ALL          Name, *ALL, *OUTQ
  Form type  . . . . . . . . . . > *ALL          Form type, *ALL, *STD
  User data  . . . . . . . . . . > 'duh'         User data, *ALL

The last four parameters make no sense to me.  I've had spool files with no
user data, yet specified 'duh', and the spool files were deleted anyway.
Changed the user to another name, and the spool file is deleted anyway.
Were these added eons ago with the hope of adding wild cards to Spooled
file and/or Job name, or am I missing the point of these parameters?


Rob Berendt

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