i do like this one though! wish i would have seen it sooner.

On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 10:44 AM, Jon Paris <jon.paris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

Why not let the RPG open the file and grab the library from the INFDS?

dcl-ds fileDS;
libName char(10) Pos(93);
end-ds;

Works for me.


Jon Paris

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On Nov 16, 2017, at 8:26 AM, Jay Vaughn <jeffersonvaughn@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

I'm looking for the most efficient , most direct approach for pulling the
first library name of an object in a *LIBL.

here is why...

the rpg pgm receives a lib and table name as a parm, - user may specify
blank or *libl for the lib parm...

If blank or *libl I'll need to determine that library for the table name
from my *libl.

What I am eventually doing needs an implicit lib name... it is nothing
that
*libl will work with.
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