• Subject: Re: IFS open scope
  • From: Phil Groschwitz <sublime78ska@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2000 16:11:48 -0800 (PST)

They'll remain open until the activation group ends.  

You can end the activation group with
RCLACTGRP(*ELIGIBLE) or with an api within the pgm.


--- Peter Dow <pcdow@MailAndNews.com> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> 
> When using the IFS open() API to open a QSYS.LIB
> file, if the calling
> program fails before close()ing the file, the file
> remains open until the
> job ends. RCLRSC doesn't do it.  Looking at the
> display job option 14, the
> file is open with scope *JOB.  I see nothing in the
> documentation for open()
> that lets me change the openscope when doing an
> open(). Using OVRDBF seems
> problematic since the names are specified
> differently.
> 
> When using it to open a file in the /home directory,
> the same problem
> arises, the main difference being that you cannot
> see the open file in the
> display job option 14 screen.
> 
> TIA,
> Peter Dow
> Dow Software Services, Inc.
> 909 425-0194 voice
> 909 425-0196 fax
> 
> 
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