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SQL iQuery Documentation - UDF and UDTF
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Published: 14 Jun 2019
Revised: 20 Jun 2019 - 1712 days ago
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  2. CSV() - Read and Parse Comma Separated Values File
  3. CSV_VAL() Extract CSV Column Value
  4. CSV_XXXX() Extract CSV Column Value as xxxx
  5. CSV_COUNT - Retrieve Field Count
  6. ObjExist - Check Object Exits
  7. DTAARA - Data Area
  8. encode_URL Encode URL for the Web
  9. encode_TAG Encode HTML TAG Content
  10. FLDLIST - List the Fields of a Table
  11. FROMHEX - Fold 2-hex Chars into 1 Char
  13. MD5_HASH - UDF - Return MD5 Hash
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  15. ifsExists - Check if IFS File Exists
  16. ifsFile - Query Contents of IFS Text File
  17. ifsDIR - List IFS Directory Entires
  18. DEPFILE - List Dependent Database Relations
  19. JOB - Get Job Name Component
  20. Job_ATTR - Job Attributes
  21. JOB_DATE Retrieve the Job Date
  22. JOBLOG - Write Message to Joblog
  23. Library List UDF and Procedures
  24. MBRLIST - Member List
  25. MCHINFO Machine Type and Model Number and OS version
  26. OSVER and OSVRM Get IBM i Version/Release
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  30. LIB_LIST List Descriptions of Libraries on the Library List
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  32. OBJ_STRUCT Retrieve Objects Components
  33. RTVCMDD Retrieve Command Definition
  34. RTVJOBA - Retrieve Job Attributes
  35. RTVJOBD - Retrieve Job Description
  36. RTVLASTSPLF - Retrieve ID of Last SPOOLED File for this Job
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iQuery.ifsStat() - UDTF Published by: Bob Cozzi on 14 Jun 2019 view comments

Retrieve IFS File Attributes

The iQuery.ifsStat() UDTF returns a one row result that contains the attributes for the specified IFS file. The information returned in similar to that which is returned by the stat64() C runtime function.

UDF Return Type Description
IFSSTAT TABLE Returns a resultSet that contains the properties (attributes) of the specified IFS file.


table( iQuery.ifsStat( 'fully-qualified IFS file' ) )

The fully-qualified IFS file name is the name of the IFS file whose attributes are to be returned.

Result Set Columns

Column Type Description
OBJTYPE varchar(10) Type of IBM i object (*STMF or *DIR)
FILESIZE BIGINT Size of the file in bytes.
ALLOCSIZE BIGINT Allocated space for the file. May be larger than FILESIZE
CCSID INT The CCSID of the file.
LINKS BIGINT Number of links to the file (aka "shortcuts")
CRTTIME timeStamp The date/time when the file was created.
ACCTIME timeStamp The date/time when the file was last accessed.
CHGTIME timeStamp The date/time the file object's attributes where last changed.
MODTIME timeStamp The date/time the data in the file was last modified.


select * from table( iQuery.ifsStat( '/home/cozzi/country.txt') ) stats;

The output from the above UDTF would be similar to the following:

 OBJTYPE                 FILESIZE             ALLOCSIZE        CCSID                 LINKS  
 *STMF                       3949                  8192         1252                     1  


                     CRTTIME                     ACCTIME                     CHGTIME                     MODTIME 
  2013-03-01  2019-06-10  2013-05-10  2009-01-14 



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