This is only true if you assume the RPG program will process the file in QTEMP.
Otherwise to have the RPG pgm process the OPNQRYF reposition the file cursor to
TOF with POSDBF.
Whats the purpose of the CPYFRMQRYF , it will help clariify the answer.

Chris Bipes wrote:

> Does the qtemp file have the same name as the QPNQRYF?  If so, you have
> opened the qryf, not the qtemp file.  Get rid of the ovrdbf share(*yes), not
> needed to cpyfrmqryf.  Add an ovrdbf file to qtemp/file.  That should force
> the rpgle to open the work file in qtemp and not the queried file.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vini.Kolathur@msasaro.com [mailto:Vini.Kolathur@msasaro.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 1999 11:38 AM
> To: RPG400-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Problem in OPNQRYF
>
>      Hi,
>         I am working on a V4R1 and i faced this queer problem.
>      These are following sequence of steps that i follow in a CLP:
>      1.Override the file with Share(*yes).
>      2.Do a OPNQRYF with a Query select expression.
>      3.Do a CPYFRMQRYF to a file in QTEMP which is not used anywhere.
>      4.Call a RPGILE program which reads the file used in OPNQRYF.
>
>      The problem is that when the RPG is called the file is already at EOF.
>      When the same thing is done with step 3 left out then the program
>      works fine. Is that a bug somewhere or am i missing something.
>
>      Vini
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