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I am executing a CPYTOIMPF from a database file to the IFS in to get a flat file (FIXED length fields)

I have 2 numeric fields:
W1SDTE Zoned 8, 0
W1RQVQ Zoned 9, 0

This is the command:


The numeric fields are being put into the flat file with 2 extra bytes.

20221001 => 0020221001
(8,0) comes out as length 10.

000000001 => 00000000001
(9,0) comes out as Length 11.

Can this be fixed with the CPTTOIMPF? Or should I use another command or function.

This is not a 1-off task, I am building a backup procedure on the IBM I to backup files to the IFS before FTPing them to remote locations.

Paul Therrien
Ext: 2230

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