Thanks Peter
I am away from my pc so I will look st this in the morning

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-------- Original message --------
From: Peter Dow <petercdow@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: 12/20/21 17:51 (GMT-05:00)
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: Reading a file in the IFS

Hi Alan,

First, this may help explain the difficulty in finding documentation:<>

Second, here's what I was able to find:<>

What you're looking for is the keyword o_ccisd=value.

*Peter Dow* /
Dow Software Services, Inc.
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On 12/20/2021 2:34 PM, Alan Shore via MIDRANGE-L wrote:
Hi folks
We are on V7r3
With the help of this group, I am using the

For about a year now, and once I was told of what I was doing wrong, with no problems
Until now
I am using these functions for a new set of ifs files, and am receiving
C_ERRNO = 3490 which translates to an error string of 'Conversion error.'
On the _C_IFS_fopen finction

I believe it MAY be the ccsid of the ifs files that I am attempting to open - CCSID = 1208
Everything I have used these functions on up until now have been CCSID = 819 without incurring this problem'
I have tried to googel the answer to this but having little success
Is there anywhere in the function parameters that I can change the CCSID on the _C_IFS_fopen function?
If anyone can point me to where the write up to these functions can be found will be greatly appreiated

Alan Shore
Solutions Architect
IT Supply Chain Execution


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