its a software package - file changes are not "appreciated".
i also think sql is smarter than this.

----- Original Message -----
From: "David & Eileen Keck" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, January 13, 2002 3:40 PM
Subject: Re: sql help-select sum of 2 fields in flat file

> This looks like a classic square peg round hole problem.  Never mind with
> the SQL.  Add a new field to your file.
> -Dave K.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Franz" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, January 13, 2002 11:19 AM
> Subject: Re: sql help-select sum of 2 fields in flat file
> > this sql is in a rpg inquiry program over ar invoice file. The problem
> > performance. Over a million record file, so I can't read all records,
> > summing the 2 fields in each record. Have been doing the rpgsql for
> 5
> > years, just can't figure this complex a statement yet.
> > Loyd gave me something to try monday (see his prev post)
> > Am replacing a current rpg screen that does read all million records, in
> > 5-15 minutes, killing system performance. Sql looks like a good fit here
> if
> > I can get this problem solved.
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