I think we have to stop making assumptions about people and ask them questions instead. We've all made mistakes with QCMDEXC in RPG, and we all need help on how to ask questions better.

JMHO - from one who has not been patient all the time!

Srinivas - the length parameter has to be the exact length of the command - you are better off using something like

%len(%trim(cmd)) in a prototyped call of QCMDEXC - I think someone gave you what the prototype and the call look like.

HTH
Vern

-------------- Original message --------------
From: "Mark Allen" <scprideandms@xxxxxxxxx>

IIRC, the class assignment was to do a RUNQRY from RPG

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 2:50 PM, Srinivas Boggula
wrote:


Now I can able to go wrkqry screen
But I don't want to go to wrkqry screen instead it should run the
File and save it as a name how to do it?

Any input greatly appreciated

Regards,
Srinivas



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Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 1:16 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: RE: Error while calling QCMDEXC API

Srinivas,

Change the initial value of d$len1 to 6.

Better:

DxpQcmdExc Pr ExtPgm('QCMDEXC')
D Command 2000 Const Options(*VarSize)
D CommandLen 15 5 Const
D Cmds S 2000

/Free

Cmds = 'WrkQry';
xpQcmdExc(Cmds:%Len(Cmds));

/End-Free

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-----Original Message-----
From: Srinivas Boggula [mailto:Srinivas.Boggula@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2008 2:10 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Error while calling QCMDEXC API


Hi All,

I am trying to CALL QCMDEXC API from RPGIV program the reason why I am
Running is to run WRKQRY command from RPGIV and I want to store the
results With Query Name. But when trying to execute below command I'm
getting error Message.

Code:

d$cmd1 s 256 inz
d$len1 s 15 5 inz(256)

eval $cmd1 = 'WRKQRY'
call 'QCMDEXC'
parm $cmd1
parm $len1


Thanks in advance.

Regards,
Srinivas

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