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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Core OS
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 30, 2021

Redirect some outputs to STDOUT when called from PASE with system

To help integrate PASE with QSYS programs it would be great to include *STDOUT as an OUTPUT() parameter.

As an additional feature/parameter for Spool and SAV* commands could output to Standard Output when call from PASE.

Use Case:

We could create interesting scripts using this *STDOUT feature:

* Send saved data to IFS file , redirect to gzip+SSH , Python program, etc
* Work with output data from spool when there's no *OUTFILE option
* Integrate data from QSYS with an almost native way.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 2, 2022

    Thank you so much for the additional information provided. I will take this input and investigate further.

  • Guest
    Jan 27, 2022


    Backup commands (SAV*)

    And , when possible, receive from STDIN:


    The main idea is to bring pipping power to IBMi and allow to combine QSYS commands with Open Source and PASE commands in a AIX/Linux-Like way.

    Thank you

  • Guest
    Jan 27, 2022

    This request looks like it could potentially involve updates to many commands. Are there certain commands that would be more useful than others, or do you have a list of which commands which should be considered first?

  • Guest
    Jan 4, 2022

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Core OS
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Open Source, PASE
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None