• Subject: Re: Processing Tape Files
  • From: "Al Barsa, Jr." <barsa2@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 11:13:59 -0500

At 09:29 AM 11/27/00 -0600, you wrote:
Because we have out AS/400 biases, we like to use AS/400 tape in *SAVRST 
format.

Clearly the system is capable of writing records to tape, just like any 
other file.  It becomes more difficult to manage because the data is now 
completely off-line, and we have no access to AS/400 commands like DSPFD 
and DSPOBJD.

Al


>Hello all,
>
>Has anyone come up with a way to directly process records from a tape
>through an RPG or CL program?  We're looking for a way to save/archive
>records from a large file on the AS/400 to tape and then, at a later time,
>we would like to be able to read through the records on the tape with
>specific processing.  We're a converted mainframe shop and we know how to
>do this from that standpoint, but don't know if this possible on the
>AS/400.  We really don't want to use SAVLIB and RSTLIB due to the volume of
>records we're anticipating putting onto tape.
>
>Thanks,
>Theresa Luebeck
>Springs Window Fashions
>
>
>
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