TAA Tools

The  Compare System  Outfiles  command  compares  the formats  used  by
system  outfile  commands  from  the  current  release  to  a  previous
release.   For example,  you may be  interested to know  if the DSPOBJD
outfile format has  changed in this  release.  A  display or a  listing
is  produced.   The QA*  files  in QSYS  used for  outfile formats  are

A typical command would be:


A display would appear with the files that have changed.

CMPOUTFILE escape messages you can monitor for

None.  Escape messages from based on functions will be re-sent.

CMPOUTFILE Command parameters                         *CMD

   PRVRLS        The  previous  release to  compare  to.   *PRV  is the
                 default  meaning  the  previous  release.    Use   the
                 command   prompter   to    determine   the   supported

   OUTPUT        How  to  output the  results.   *  is  the  default to
                 display the  spooled file  if the  command is  entered
                 interactively.  The  spooled file is deleted  after it
                 is displayed.

                 If  the  command is  entered  in  batch  or *PRINT  is
                 specified,  the spooled  file is  output and retained.




The following TAA Tools must be on your system:

     DUPTAADBF       Duplicate TAA data base file
     RTVPRVRLS       Retrieve previous release
     RTVSYSD         Retrieve system description
     RTVSYSVAL3      Retrieve system value 3
     SNDCOMPMSG      Send completion message
     SNDESCINF       Send escape information
     SNDESCMSG       Send escape message
     SNDSTSMSG       Send status message


None, the tool is ready to use.

Objects used by the tool

   Object        Type    Attribute      Src member    Src file
   ------        ----    ---------      ----------    ----------

   CMPOUTFILE    *CMD                   TAASYTT       QATTCMD
   TAASYTTC      *PGM       CLP         TAASYTTC      QATTCL
   TAASYTTR      *PGM       RPG         TAASYTTR      QATTRPG
   TAASYTTP      *FILE      PF          TAASYTTP      QATTDDS

Added to TAA Productivity tools August 1, 2008

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