• Subject: RE: Read PF File in CL Program (RCVF)
  • From: Buck Calabro <mcalabro@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Jul 1999 10:49:16 -0400

*LOVAL SETLL works just fine for keyed access, and 1 CHAIN works for
sequential.

Buck Calabro
Billing Concepts Albany, NY
mailto:mcalabro@commsoft.net

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Teff 
> Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 1999 9:45 AM
> To:   RPG400-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: Read PF File in CL Program (RCVF)
> 
> >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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