Is their any way to recover the coding of a program from the objlib, if the program in my srclib is been deleted?...
Can this be done through FTP or other resources?
You can retrieve the source from a compiled CLP if it was compiled as follows:
CRTCLPGM PGM(PGMLIB/PGM) ALWRTVSRC(*YES)
Use the following command to retrieve the source from the compiled CLP:
RTVCLSRC PGM(PGMLIB/PGM) SRCFILE(YOURSRCLIB/YOURSRC) SRCMBR(*PGM)
A copy of the program's source statements will be placed in the source file you specified. Unfortunately, all program "comments" are lost since they are not saved in a compiled CLP object.
Note: This technique can only be used on CLPs. I have heard of third-party programs that can de-compile RPG programs, but OS/400 doesn't make this functionality in the base operating system.
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