Insert, delete, and update files from CL

This is the way I manipulate file contents from CLP. This command can be used to run any SQL executable command.

/*CMD EXECSQL          */
EXECSQL:   CMD PROMPT('Execute SQL from CLP ')                    
PARM KWD(STMT) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(4000) MIN(1) +           
/* end of CMD EXECSQL     */

/* RPG program EXECSQL    */
/* member must be of type SQLRPGLE  */

Dsqlin            s           4000                                 
C     *ENTRY        PLIST                                          
C                   PARM                    SQLIN                  
C/EXEC SQL prepare run from :sqlin                                 
C/EXEC SQL execute run                                             
C                   SETON                                        LR


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