• Subject: Re: Read PF File in CL Program (RCVF)
  • From: "Joe Teff" <jteff19@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Jul 1999 08:44:41 -0500

>You can reposition in CL: look at POSDBF and OPNQRYF.  However, once you
>reach end-of-file you cannot read any more records from the file.  If I may
>include an editorial opinion, such an application is best left to an HLL
>like RPG.  CL is not really meant to handle database file I/O.  It is much
>more work than it is worth.

When using the same OPNQRYF in two consecutive programs, I've always
used POSDBF *FIRST after the first program and before the second to
reposition the file to the beginning. Is this really neccessary or could I
use
a *LOVAL SETLL FILE in the second RPG and accomplish the same thing?


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