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SQL does not support keyed tables.
When doing a reverse engineering, unique keys can be converted into a
primary key. Non unique keys are not supported.
... but I'd not waste my primary key for a compound key.

Before converting the physical file I'd suggest to create a new logical file
(or better an SQL index) with the key fields of the physical file ... and
then replace the physical file in all programs with keyed access (native
I/O) with the new logical file or SQL index. After you can easily convert.
Another approach would generating the SQL table with a new name, then create
a logical file (or better an SQL Index) with the same name of the former
physical file.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Best regards

Birgitta Hauser
Modernization ? Education ? Consulting on IBM i

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Sent: Samstag, 10. Dezember 2022 17:02
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Subject: SQL Create Or Replace with keyed Fiile

Hi all

I have a phisical file with two key fields created from DDS for compile my
RPG program; this file is then duplicated with CRTDUPOBJ to Qtemp and then
via "SQL Create or Replace", populated with records/rows, but in this way
(SQL Create or Replace) i lost the key fields; the file became a nokeyed
file !!


create or Replace table qtemp.oc32W AS (

WITH pr AS ( bla , bla , bla )

with data


Is there any way to avoid it (lost key fields ??)

Thanks in advance


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