Cool.

Learn something new everyday.

Phil

--- Scott Lindstrom <SLindstrom@Pactiv.com> wrote:
>
> You can perform an FTP to QSYSPRT.  (yep - it really
> works!)
>
> Scott Lindstrom
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Hi Tom,
>
> Yes, I'm looking for the equivalent of
>
>     CPYF filea QSYSPRT
>
> copying a physical file to a printer file to create
> a spool file.
>
> Peter Dow
> Dow Software Services, Inc.
> 909 425-0194 voice
> 909 425-0196 fax
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <thomas@inorbit.com>
> Sent: Monday, December 17, 2001 7:43 PM
> Subject: Re: Printing from the IFS
>
>
> Peter:
>
> On Sun, 16 December 2001, "Peter Dow" wrote:
>
> > I'm looking for a way to copy an IFS stream file
> to an AS400 spool file,
>
> I'd guess this is the basic problem; that is, what
> you want to do isn't
> what
> your command is written to do.
>
> > something like:
> >
> >  CPY        OBJ('/home/test/textfile.txt') +
> >
> TOOBJ('/QSYS.LIB/QGPL.LIB/PRINTER.FILE')
>
> Though you want to copy to a "spool file", the
> command tries to copy to a
> printer file -- not the same thing at all, eh? (I'm
> assuming PRINTER.FILE
> is
> a PRTF kind of file.)
>
> Naturally, the PRTF exists; and hence, the CPY fails
> as it always will when
> TOOBJ() exists:
>
> > This fails with CPFA0A0 "Object already exists".
>
> I'm not sure if any 'standard' command will be
> useful for this; I'd like to
> know if any work. I'd start with QShell utilities
> for quick stuff, likely
> with pr. Then I'd create my own procedure in order
> not to require QShell.
>
> Note that a streamfile can be CPY'd directly to a
> new *usrspc object, i.e.,
> with extension .USRSPC, if the *usrspc doesn't
> exist. Unfortunately, due to
> the way audit bits are handled, you'll probably need
> *AUDIT special
> authority. (The reverse doesn't seem to be true.)
> This might be useful for
> an intermediate solution if you don't have immediate
> time for a true
> solution.
>
>
>
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