Use o_ccsid instead of ccsid. Also, consider whether you really want
to hard-code 278, or if you'd be better off using o_ccsid=0 (0 means
current job's ccsid).
The ccsid= keyword is legacy cruft -- don't use it. It was for old
releases before the IFS supported CCSIDs, so what it does is convert
the CCSID to a corresponding code page, and then uses that... this
won't work with anything that requires multiple code pages (such as
On 1/3/2022 12:15 PM, <mailto:stefan@xxxxxxxxxx> stefan@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
I need to read thru a bunch of IFS-files in an rpg-program to locate
Using fopen( %trimr( file ): 'r, ccsid=278' ); seems to work pretty
well until I encounter a file with CCSID=13488.
That one gives me an errno=3490=Conversion error.
If I modify the fopen to fopen( %trimr( file ): 'rb' ); binary mode
get thru the open but then I have to translate all the data by myself.
What is the proper way of dealing with this?
I am expecting to find files in various ccsid's like 819, 37, 819,
278, 13488, 1252 etc.
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