Vini Kolathur wrote: > > > > 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. > That would break existing programs. What is so hard about doing a POSDBF if you want to restart at the beginning of the file after processing it? Also what if I wanted to copy the first 100 records to one file and the next to another ? Right now I can do this. John Hall Home Sales Co. +--- | This is the RPG/400 Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to RPG400-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to RPG400-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to RPG400-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +---END
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