• Subject: Re: Reference record format from another pgm
  • From: "Bob Cozzi" <cozzi@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Jul 1999 11:25:50 -0500

Booth,

You code example needs an ALLOC or a pointer assignment to some real data or
it will cause the developer to have a learning experience...

Bob Cozzi
www.rpgiv.com


----- Original Message -----
From: <boothm@ibm.net>
To: <RPG400-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 01, 1999 4:56 PM
Subject: Re: Reference record format from another pgm


> Here is a piece of code you might like:  (RPGLE)
>
>    * ---------------------------------------------
>    * Original Record
>    * ---------------------------------------------
>   D@OrRecord        S               *   Inz(*Null)
>   DOrRecord       E DS                  ExtName((PFile)) Prefix(OR_)
>   D                                     Based(@OrRecord)
>
>
> Notice that this is a data structure.  It can be used to fill a parm and
> the parm will look like the record.
>
> (This snippet is from Pete Hall's trigger template  - a great program if
> you want to write a trigger.)
>
>
>
> In <422567A1.005817C6.00@omnia.co.za>, on 07/01/99
>    at 06:07 PM, JFinney@omnia.co.za said:
>
> >Hi All
> >Is there a way ,(besides passing every field in a plist), that a pgm
> >could read a file and call another pgm which (perhaps through pointers)
> >could reference the data of the recently-read record format from the
> >previous pgm. I need to break down a program into managable pieces and do
> >not want to have to code plists for 9 files. I also don't want to define
> >the files in each respective module.
> >Any help appreciated.
>
> >Regards
> >John.
>
> --
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> boothm@ibm.net
> Booth Martin
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>
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