Yes i agree that the CPYFRMQRYF is not necessary there. I had just put 
     that there to make sure that the record selection is working fine. So 
     does that mean that IBM has to fix up the CPYFRMQRYF to clsoe the file 
     after finishing it's work.
     
     Vini


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Subject: Re: Problem in OPNQRYF
Author:  Rob Berendt <rob@dekko.com> at ARO-INTERNET
Date:    7/28/99 4:39 PM


I agree, if the CPYFRMQRYF is not used, then delete the step.
     
Of course my favorite solution is to replace the OPNQRYF with 
imbedded SQL in the RPG program.
     
     
     
     
joepb@tip.nl on 07/28/99 04:22:27 PM
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Vini,
     
>      1.Override the file with Share(*yes).
Causes an ODP (open data path) for this file to be shared by different 
programs.
     
>      2.Do a OPNQRYF with a Query select expression.
Creates an ODP with the record pointer pointing at the first selected 
record.
     
>      3.Do a CPYFRMQRYF to a file in QTEMP which is not used anywhere. 
Uses the ODP, leaving the pointer after the last selected record.
     
>      4.Call a RPGILE program which reads the file used in OPNQRYF.
Uses the same ODP with the pointer still at EOF, so when it tries to read, 
it gets EOF.
     
You could either reposition the pointer (POSDBF POSITION(*START)) or leave 
out the CPYFRMQRYF (pretty useless, if the file in QTEMP is not used 
anywhere).
     
Joep Beckeringh
     
     
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