Is there a way to identify and remove all logical files from a library without doing individual removes? Could it be done programmatically?
There are several easy ways to do this.
I'll list the two that I consider to be the easiest for what you are trying to do -- one of these methods doesn't require programming and one does.
Without programming: You can use PDM WRKOBJPDM LIB(MYLIB) OBJTYPE(*FILE) OBJATR(LF). You can use an existion option (4 if you want to delete) on the first item and F13 to repeat to the end of the list.
With Programming: Write a small CL program to read through the list and do any processing. In this example, I used an output file for the DSPOBJD command, but depending on your needs, you could also use output files based on DSPFD, DSPDBR, etc. You'd just have to change the declared file and the variable names.
0001.00 PGM 0002.00 DCLF FILE(QADSPOBJ) 0003.00 DSPOBJD OBJ(MYLIB/*ALL) OBJTYPE(*FILE) + 0004.00 OUTPUT(*OUTFILE) OUTFILE(QTEMP/QADSPOBJ) 0005.00 OVRDBF FILE(QADSPOBJ) TOFILE(QTEMP/QADSPOBJ) 0006.00 RCVF: 0007.00 RCVF 0008.00 MONMSG MSGID(CPF0864) EXEC(GOTO CMDLBL(ENDPGM)) 0009.00 IF COND(&ODOBAT *EQ 'LF') THEN(DO) 0009.01 /* DO PROCESSING */ 0010.00 ENDDO 0011.00 GOTO CMDLBL(RCVF) 0012.00 ENDPGM: 0013.00 ENDPGM
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