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Simple CL,RPG

Simple CL,RPG

Simple CL,RPG

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This is the entry in a CL program. 0109 represents month and year.  I want to automate that using a system date or some other source.  How can I do that in CL? IF not,
RPG?  How?     
                                                        
  
 CPYF       FROMFILE(#FILE/CHRG) +                
               TOFILE(#FILE/CHRG0109) MBROPT(*NONE) +  
                CRTFILE(*YES)                            
   CPYF       FROMFILE(#FILE/GLAU) +                
               TOFILE(#FILE/GLAU0109) MBROPT(*NONE) +  
                CRTFILE(*YES)                            
   CPYF       FROMFILE(#FILE/ACCT) +                
               TOFILE(#FILE/ACCT0109) MBROPT(*NONE) +  
                CRTFILE(*YES)                             

RE: Simple CL,RPG

Use QDATE and QDATFMT system values to do so as shown below.

CODE

pgm                                           
dcl &qdate *char 6                            
dcl &qdatfmt *char 3                          
dcl &month   *char 2                          
dcl &year    *char 2                          
dcl &filenm *char 10                          
RTVSYSVAL  SYSVAL(QDATE) RTNVAR(&QDATE)       
RTVSYSVAL  SYSVAL(QDATFMT) RTNVAR(&QDATFMT)   
/* QDATFMT can be YMD, MDY, DMY, JUL */       
if ( &qdatfmt = 'YMD' ) do                    
   chgvar &month %sst(&qdate 3 2)             
   chgvar &year  %sst(&qdate 1 2)             
enddo                                         
if ( &qdatfmt = 'MDY' ) do                    
   chgvar &month %sst(&qdate 1 2)             
   chgvar &year  %sst(&qdate 5 2)             
enddo                                                
/* ...and so on */                                   
chgvar &filenm  ( 'CHRG' *cat &month *cat &year )    
sndpgmmsg &filenm                                    
CPYF       FROMFILE(#FILE/CHRG) +                     
               TOFILE(#FILE/&filenm) MBROPT(*NONE)    
...                                             

RE: Simple CL,RPG

I'm sure that at V5R1 and greater, you can also RTYSYSVAL QMONTH and QYEAR directly - then you don't have to parse the date. I do that all the time on V5R3.

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