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ftping a save file
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Published: 08 May 2012
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ftping a save file Published by: clbirk on 08 May 2012 view comments(2)

I read what you wrote bob, and I have a few questions.


1. Why change to name format 1? I never do, I will just do a cd qgpl or whatever why would I want to type all the extra crap?


2. I typically never do a "lcd" unless the path is long as you can just as simply type PUT

let it prompt you for the source and for the output  names.


But my real question was about the namefmt 1 which I never use and I have probably done lots of ftp save situations and it was never necessary.


So I am not "criticizing" but wondering the reasoning to use.



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Posted by: bobcozzi
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Posted: 12 years 14 days 7 hours 27 minutes ago
Edited: Wed, 09 May, 2012 at 14:18:37 (4397 days ago)

Simply to give the example a context/syntax that people can read. Most non-IBM i users don't "get" the NAMEFMT 0 syntax at all. Using the Unix-style /qsys.lib/mylib.lib etc. is well known. So that's why I always use it in my examples.

Posted by: clbirk
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Posted: 12 years 13 days 15 hours 11 minutes ago

makes sense thanks