Easy code copying ... without CODE400

Copy any Web source code in an iSeries source file in five steps.

Copy any Web source code in an iSeries source file in five steps.

 
Step 1 - Windows 

Copy the targeted code, paste it in the notepad and save the file in an IFS directory

Step 2 - AS400

create a work file in qtemp : record size is code size of the targeted Q*SRC file (CPYFRMSTMF don't love DDS files) :
  CRTPF FILE(QTEMP/SOURCE) RCDLEN(100)

Step 3 - AS400

copy the ifs version of your code in the qtemp file :
  CPYFRMSTMF FROMSTMF('/MyDir/MyCode.txt')
    TOMBR('/qsys.lib/qtemp.lib/source.file/source.mbr')
    MBROPT(*REPLACE)                                 
    STMFCODPAG(*PCASCII)                             

Step 4 - AS400

copy the qtemp version of your code into the source file
  CPYF FROMFILE(QTEMP/SOURCE) TOFILE(MYLIB/QPGMSRC) 
     FROMMBR(SOURCE) TOMBR(MYCODE) 
     MBROPT(*REPLACE) FMTOPT(*CVTSRC) 

Step 5 - Windows

Cleanup the IFS 

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This was first published in September 2004

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