Thanks Scott - that was indeed what I was responding to.

Jon Paris

On Aug 5, 2018, at 8:42 AM, Scott Klement <rpg400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


I suspect the confusion came from a typo. In the message Jon replied to, you said "were" externally described.


On 8/5/2018 5:40 AM, Bryan Dietz wrote:
"real" was a poor choice of words. I was trying to use:

SELECT * FROM Qsys2.Syspartitionstat WHERE
(Table_Schema = 'Library' AND TABLE_NAME = 'Filename')

to check for member change date/time, but a couple files did not show up.

found out when I checked the DSPFD, it shows:
Externally described file . . . . . . . . . : No

since it isn't externally described, it won't show up in any of the SQL catalog tables, since it isn't a relational file. <IBM explanation>


Jon Paris wrote on 8/4/2018 4:11 PM:
There's (almost) no such thing as a not "real DB" file' Bryan. The are still in the system tables surely?

Jon Paris

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