James,
    The same thing would not happen if i process the file in me RPG because of 
the simple reason that i would have closed the file in my RPG. You can try it 
out by putting the CPYFRMQRYF after calling the RPG.  
         Many people have suggested putting a *LOVAL SETLL in the RPG. This 
would only crash the program because the *LOVAL SETLL will try to position it to
the first record. This necessarily could not be the first record in the 
selection criterion. 
        I feel that IBM should fix up the CPYFRMQRYF to reposition the file 
pointer to the first record after it has done it's piece of work.

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Subject: Re: Problem in OPNQRYF
Author:  "James W. Kilgore" <qappdsn@ibm.net> at ARO-INTERNET
Date:    7/28/99 7:36 PM


     
     
Vini Kolathur wrote:. So
     
>      does that mean that IBM has to fix up the CPYFRMQRYF to clsoe the file 
>      after finishing it's work.
>
>
     
No.
     
It means -you-  processed the whole file with the CPYFRMQRYF and -you- need to 
reposition the file cursor.
     
The same thing would happen in RPG if you opened a file, read it to EOF,  then 
when
you tried to read it some more received nothing.  Go figure ;)
     
If you want to start over again at the beginning of what the OPNQRYF creates, 
try a
SETLL *LOVAL at the beginning of your RPG program.  If you are processing the 
file
as a primary file, you will need to position the file cursor before you call 
your
RPG program.
     
All in all, it's working as designed.
     
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