Is the file empty? Use NBRCURRCD to check

Downloading empty files to the server can cause errors. Check to see is files are empty first.

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Downloading empty files to the server can cause errors. It's best to check the files for data first. If you find the files are empty, you can bypass the download and save yourself the trouble of errors.

 
  
    RTVMBRD  FILE(mylib/myfile) +  
         MBR(myfile) +            
         NBRCURRCD(&NBRCURRCD)      

IF COND(&NBRCURRCD *EQ 0)THEN(DO)      
  GOTO CMDLBL(SKIPTFR)                
ENDDO                             
  

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This was first published in March 2003

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