CBL_CREATE_FILE

Syntax:

call "CBL_CREATE_FILE" using filename
                             access-mode
                             deny-mode
                             device
                             file-handle

Parameters:

  Using call prototype (see Key) Picture
filename pic x(n). pic x(n).
access-mode cblt-x1-compx pic x comp-x.
deny-mode cblt-x1-compx pic x comp-x.
device cblt-x1-compx pic x comp-x.
file-handle cblt-bytestream-handle pic x(4) comp-5.

On Entry:

filename
Space- or null-terminated filename of the file to be opened. You can use embedded environment variables and library names in filename.
access-mode
Defines access mode:
1 Read only
2 Write only (deny-mode must be 0)
3 Read/write
64 Read/write files greater than 4Gb
deny-mode
Defines deny mode:
0 Deny both read and write (exclusive)
1 Deny write
2 Deny read
3 Deny neither read nor write
device
Reserved for future use (must be 0).

On Exit:

file-handle
Returns a file handle for a successful open.

Comments:

The success of the call can be checked by examining the RETURN-CODE special register.

You can use embedded environment variables and library names in filename.