• Subject: RE: Move an entire record format as a whole
  • From: Colin Williams <Williamsc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Jul 1999 15:34:28 +0100

Yes indeed!!

-----Original Message-----
From: boldt@ca.ibm.com [mailto:boldt@ca.ibm.com]
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 1999 1:03 PM
To: RPG400-L@midrange.com
Subject: Re: Move an entire record format as a whole




Bob wrote:
>The CHAIN opcode allows you to specify a data structure name in the
Result
>field. The data is read into that data structure. I believe READ, READE
and
>READP also support this technique, but I don't remember off hand.

Sorry, that only works for program-described files.

Do you think it would be useful for RPG to allow READ into
or WRITE from data structures for externally-described
files?

Cheers!  Hans

Hans Boldt, ILE RPG Development, IBM Toronto Lab, boldt@ca.ibm.com


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