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The Convert  Logical File  Member Description  command converts  member
information from  one or more logical files to  an outfile named LFMBRP
in  a named library.  For each member  of a logical file, one record is
output for  each  'based on'  physical  file.   The  file can  then  be
analyzed by various functions.

The model file is TAADBKRP with a format of LFMBRR.

A typical command would be:

             CVTLFMD    FILE(xxx/*ALL) OUTLIB(yyy)

All logical  files would be  found in the  named library.   Each member
of  a   logical  file  would  be  processed  to  find  the  file  level
information and the  information from  the 'based  on' physical  files.
One record  would be written  to the LFMBRP  file in the  library named
for  each combination of  logical file  member and 'based  on' physical
file member.

CVTLFMD escape messages you can monitor for

      TAA9896    No data base files met the criteria

Escape messages from based on functions will be re-sent.

Command parameters                                    *CMD

   FILE          The  qualified  name  of   the  logical  file  to   be
                 analyzed.   A generic file  name or the  special value
                 *ALL may be entered.

                 The  library  value  defaults  to  *LIBL.    *USRLIBL,
                 *CURLIB,  *ALL,  *ALLUSR,  *ALLUSR2,  or  *ALLNONQ may
                 also be specified.

                 *ALLUSR omits  certain  # libraries  such as  #RPGLIB.
                 *ALLUSR  also  omits  all  Q  libraries  with  certain
                 exceptions  such as QGPL.   See the help  text for the
                 SAVLIB command  for a  complete list.    Note that  if
                 you have your  own library which begins with  Q, it is

                 *IBM  causes  all libraries  to be  included  based on
                 the definition for DSPOBJD LIB(*IBM).

                 *ALLUSR2 is similar to *ALLUSR.   It omits the same  #
                 libraries, but also  omits any library  beginning with
                 Q.   Note  that  if you  have your  own  library which
                 begins with Q, it is omitted.

                 *ALLNONQ  means any  library that does  not begin with
                 the letter Q.

   OUTLIB        The library in which  the file LFMBRP will be  placed.
                 The default  is *LIBL.   If the  LFMBRP file  does not
                 already exist, a library must be named.

   OUTMBR        The  member  of  the  LFMBRP file  to  be  used.   The
                 default is LFMBRP.   If the member  does not exist  it
                 is added.

   REPLACE       A  *YES/*NO value  for  whether the  member should  be
                 cleared  before writing records into  it.  The default
                 is *YES.

                 *NO may be  specified to add  records to any  existing

   OMITLIBS      Up to 300  library names or generic names  that should
                 be  omitted.   *NONE  must be  used if  only  a single
                 library is requested on the FILE parameter.

                 If  the  FILE parameter  is  specified with  a special
                 value  for   the  qualified   library  name  such   as
                 *USRLIBL, libraries may be omitted.


If no member exists for a logical file, no record is output.

Up to 900 members for a single logical file may be processed.


The following TAA Tools must be on your system:

     CVTLIBDBF       Convert library data base files
     DUPTAADBF       Duplicate TAA data base file
     EDTVAR          Edit variable
     EXTLST2         Extract list 2
     RTVDBFA         Retrieve data base file attributes
     RTVMBRLST       Retrieve member list
     RTVSYSVAL3      Retrieve system value 3
     SNDCOMPMSG      Send completion message
     SNDDIAGMSG      Send diagnostic message
     SNDESCINF       Send escape information
     SNDESCMSG       Send escape message
     SNDJLGMSG       Send job log message
     SNDSTSCNT       Send status count message
     SNDSTSMSG       Send status message


None, the tool is ready to use.

Objects used by the tool

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

   CVTLFMD       *CMD                   TAADBKR       QATTCMD
   TAADBKRC      *PGM       CLP         TAADBKRR      QATTCL
   TAADBKRR      *PGM       RPG         TAADBKRR      QATTRPG
   TAADBKRP      *FILE      PF          TAADBKRP      QATTDDS

Added to TAA Productivity tools December 1, 2004

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