Simon,

Interesting! I'm still using it on V5R1 and the compiler (ILE C/400) is not
issuing any warning messages about it being deprecated. Do you know what
utility is used to to generate the file structures?

Patrick


----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Coulter" <shc@flybynight.com.au>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2002 11:34 PM
Subject: Re: Accessing externally described file in a C program


>
> Hello patrick
>
> You wrote:
> >1) you can have the C compiler put automatically create a structure for
> >the database file like this:
>
> >  #pragma mapinc("sesn", "alsrvr(*all)", "both key", "d")
> >  #include "sesn"
>
> Be warned that #pragma mapinc has been deprecated/removed in newer
> versions of the compiler (IIRC from 510 onwards).  IBM have provided a
> command/program to create a #include file based on the external file
> definition but that's just an ugly work-around.
>
> That's part of the downside to PASE.  AIX compilers can be ported easily
> so we get a 'more compatible' C compiler but we lose support for AS/400
> specific stuff.
>
> Regards,
> Simon Coulter.
>
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