I tried it on V7 as well. No problem with edtf, VIM from a shell session, etc.

I even included files with a period at the end.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects


On 4/21/2011 10:52 AM, Chris Bipes wrote:
No problem at 6.1

MKDIR '/temp/test.'
edtf '/temp/test./doc.txt'


-- Chris Bipes Director of Information Services CrossCheck, Inc. -----Original Message----- From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Dennis Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2011 8:47 AM To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion Subject: Re: IFS directory name ending with period Works for me at v5r3. "John Allen" <jallen@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>I have a client that is adamant they need a directory in the IFS where
>the
>directory name ends with a period.
>
> >
>Apparently this is not allowed in windows but the customer does not
>care
>"they are only going to use files in the IFS"
>
>I can create a directory in the IFS that ends with a period
>
> >
>When I use CPYTOSTMF to create a file in the directory, the command
>runs
>fine with no errors in the joblog only a message CPCA082 "Object
>copied"
>
>However there is no file in the directory, and I cannot find the file
>anywhere.
>
> >
>Any ideas?
>
>How can I get files into the directory ending with period?
>
> >
>Thanks in advance for any ideas and/or suggestions

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