troubleshooting Question

RPG won't accept a period in a database file name. How do I get around that?

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RichEmpensFlag for United States of America asked on
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The shop I am now working for has their database file naming standards as AA.BBBBxx.  In any version of RPG source, it won't let you use a period to define the file specs.  Is there anyway to do something like an override or rename in-line in the source so you only have to issue file overrides once before compile, and not every time it is executed?  That would be a pain and cause a lot of extra CL I'm trying to avoid.


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