May 6, 2019 Jon Paris
I recently wrote a tip on using an Open Access handler to enable the creation of flat files in the IFS. In that version of the handler I generated a generic file name and used hard-coded record delimiters and code page settings. I mentioned at the time that I would normally supply these values at run time. In this follow-on tip I describe how the handler can be modified to use the Open Access User Parameter to facilitate this.
The User Parameter is simply specified as a second parameter to the HANDLER keyword. It can be a simple variable or, …Read more