FINDFILE


FINDFILE

     This UDC searches for a file.  It is an interface to the LISTFILE
command. See also the FINDDIR UDC which searches for directories.

SYNTAX

     FINDFILE [FILE=]filename
[[START=]start_dir]


PARAMETERS

Filename   is a simple filename, including wildcards.  It cannot be
a pathname. For example: abc, @CLH@, [J-V]_@ are all valid filenames.
/ABC/EF, ./myname, ABC.GRP or abc/ are NOT valid filenames.

Start_dir names the directory where the search will begin, for
example, /SYS/PUB, /applic/databases. The default starting directory
is root (/).

OPERATION

FINDFILE filename,start_dir converts to:

  LISTFILE start_dir ,6 ;SELEQ=[object=FILE] ;NAME=filename ;TREE


EXAMPLE(S)

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Commands:  LISTFILE, FINDDIR