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Posted by: Bob Cozzi
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RTVOSVER (Retrieve IBM i Version)
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Published: 16 Mar 2014
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RTVOSVER (Retrieve IBM i Version) Published by: Bob Cozzi on 16 Mar 2014 view comments(1)

I've written a little CL command that returns the IBM i VxRyMz level of the operating system.

I use the CEEGPID API to retrieve that information and then return it to the caller.

I'm going to be using this when the next release of IBM i comes out to test things in CL and then avoid using them if they aren't supported at the current release level. I do this now in RPG and in C using this API.

If anyone needs a copy, let me know. It'll be included the next release of the Cozzi APPTOOLS package but it is a stand-alone and fairly simple program so I could post the source just for fun.

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Posted by: Viking
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Posted: 3 years 4 months 4 days 1 hours 38 minutes ago

I have a CL that uses QSZRTVPR (with PRDR0100) to give me VxRyMz.  I wouldn't mind seeing your use of CEEGPID to compare.