Retrieve Database File Description (QDBRTVFD)

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Summary

The following is an RPG/LE fully free-form prototype for the IBM QDBRTVFD API to retrieve the description for a data file.

For more information on this API, visit Retrieve Database File Description (QDBRTVFD) API (right-click to open link in a new tab).

By Dave Clark

Prototype for the QDBRTVFD API

//******************************************************************************
// IBM API to Retrieve a Database File Description
// https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/ssw_ibm_i_72/apis/qdbrtvfd.htm
//******************************************************************************
dcl-pr IBMAPI_RtvFileDesc         extpgm('QDBRTVFD');
  FileDesc              char(32767)         options(*varsize);
  FileDscL              int(10)   const;
  FileQNam              char(20);
  FileDFmt              char(8)   const;
  FileName              char(20)  const;
  FileRFmt              char(10)  const;
  FileOvrP              char(1)   const;
  FileSysN              char(10)  const;
  FileFmtT              char(10)  const;
  FileErrC              likeds(ApiErrC)     options(*varsize);
end-pr;

Example

See the Find Source Member (FNDSRCMBR) sample command.

References