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Enhance QGYOLSPL or QUSRSPLA to Find Last SPOOLED File
Today with Print Server Jobs, Threads and SQL Server Jobs, the QSPRILSP is all but useless in these environments. This request is to enhance either the QGYOLSPL or the QUSRSPLA API so they have the ability to retrieve the identity of the Last Created SPOOLED File by search for it using one (or more) of the following: 1) A User Profile 2) A Job 3) A SPOOLED File Name
For some reason: QSPRILSP doesn't return the last SPOOLED file when it is run in a thread, nor when it is run in an Server Job (print or SQL). QGYOLSPL doesn't have the ability to specify the SPOOLED file name on the Selection Input parameter. QUSRSPLA doesn't provide a User Profile-based search, nor a JOB ID of *ANY/*ALL. Thus nothing today provides the capability of the QSPRILSP from prior Versions of IBM i where threads and Server Jobs were a Future Objective.
A good enough API would be one that allowed me to retrieve the last SPOOLED file created of a given SPOOLED file name (or any), or by the User for this job (or any), or within a Job (or any/all) rather than enhance the other two APIs.
Add a LAST SPOOLED File Created by Job or related Jobs to Job Structure
Add a Job structure that contains a reference to the Last SPOOLED file created by:The JobQPRTJOB server jobs created by the jobThreads spawned by the jobSQL Server Jobs used by the job The provide an API to access that information until the said J...
over 2 years ago
in IBM i / Print
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