Sorry, we did have "%equal".

%eof was a typo here :(

On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 9:54 AM, Scott Mildenberger <
smildenberger@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Also, Setll does not set %eof, you should be using %equal or %found
depending on what you are trying to check.

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From: RPG400-L <rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Michael Ryan
Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 7:38 AM
To: RPG programming on the IBM i (AS/400 and iSeries) <
Subject: Re: RPG Compiler Question

I’ll bet it concatenated the value of MyKey6 to the literal ‘R’.

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On Aug 15, 2018, at 9:34 AM, Vinay Gavankar <vinaygav@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


We have a logical file with 6 keys.

We had following code running in Production for about 8 months:

Setll (MyKey1:MyKey2:MyKey3:MyKey4:'R' +
MyKey6) MyFile ;
If not %eof(MyFile) ;
ReadE (MyKey1:MyKey2:MyKey3:MyKey4:'R' +
MyKey6) MyFile ;

We recently discovered the missing colon between the 5th and 6th key
when trying to find the root cause of some missing data in the file.
It seemed that the 2 statements were being executed with just 5 keys.

I was wondering what the compiler did with the 6th parameter in the
statements. When I changed MyKey6 to an undefined variable, the
compiler gave an error.


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