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CRTDUPOBJ using *LIBL
Language(s):I-Series - CLP
Category(s):Utilities

A limitation of the CRTDUPOBJ command is that it doesn't allow *LIBL as a parameter. This program shows how to get around this.

/* +
   *************************************************************** +
   ** - Source Member: GCRTDUPOBJ                                  +
   *************************************************************** +
   ** - CL Example - Using *LIBL with the CRTDUPOBJ command        +
   ** - to create files.                                           +
   **                                                              +
   ** - Jon Vote 09/2002                                           +
   ** - www.idioma-software.com                                    +
   *************************************************************** +
   **                                                              +
   ** - 'Thought shalt not qualify' is a worthy commandment        +
   ** - but creating duplicate objects is a problem because the    +
   ** - CRTDUPOBJ command does not allow *LIBL as the library      +
   ** - parameter. This program shows you how to work around this. +
   ** - This allows your test and production systems to be         +
   ** - identical, while using different libraries for CRTUPOBJ    +
   ** - functions. +
*/
pgm parm(&FromObj &ToObj)
  dcl &FromObj *char 10
  dcl &ToObj *char 10
  dcl &Lib *char 10 /* This will store the library */
/* +
 ** - This code will create the object in the same library as +
 ** - the source object. +
 ** - First of all, get the library containing the from object:    +
*/
  rtvmbrd file(*libl/&FromObj) rtnlib(&Lib)

/* +
 ** - Now create the new object in this library +
*/
  crtdupobj obj(&FromObj) fromlib(*libl) tolib(&Lib) objtype(*file) +
       newobj(&ToObj)

endpgm

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