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05125 - Create a directory in AL11

05125 - Create a directory in AL11

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Create a directory in AL11

Hi guys,

AL11 (at least in 4.0B) displays whatever ABAP program RSWATCH0 tells it to
display. DIR_ATRA, DIR_BINARY, etc. are all hard coded into the program
which then does a lookup via a c program to find the directory associated
with the symbolic link. I'm not sure what table it uses for the lookup (it's
a call to a C program (C_SAPGPARAM)). I'm pretty sure this issue was
discussed before on this forum but so far I haven't been able to find it. I
think it was Mike Martin who supplied an example of a ZL11 transaction with
a copy of RSWATCH0 modified to include a symbolic link to the root
directory. I'll keep looking.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: Gueldenpfennig, Volker [mailto:volker.gueldenpfennigZs...]
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 1:13 AM
To: 'Martin.BriegerZm...'
Cc: Sap400 (E-mail)
Subject: RE: Re: Create a directory in AL11


Hi Martin,

did you check the authority of these entries ?
Because SAP runs with SAPnn or SIDnn and show only the entries, that are
authorized for these users. I don't believe in a more sophisticated table.

Regards

Volker

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Brieger [mailto:Martin.BriegerZm...]
> Sent: Montag, 18. Februar 2002 19:20
> To: DoNotReply@consolut.eu
> Subject: Re: Re: Create a directory in AL11
>
>
> Chris,
>
> the problem is not MKDIR, but rather the question why AL11
> does NOT list all the directories available under the root.
> Subsequently there must be a configuration or table where the
> *directories to be listed* are stored.
>
> In 4.6 there is a button to add directories, not so in 4.0.
>
> Since AL11 isn't listing everything under the sun, there must
> be some config.
> Maybe it's in customization in 4.0 and has since been moved
> from there?
> Or *BASIS* directories are configured in customization and
> everything else in AL11 in 4.6.
>
> I even went through some IFS configuration and was unable to
> find a list of the *BASIS* directories.
>
> In our case Gerd wants to have /QNTC right from the root and
> not somewhere added via a symbolic link.
>
> Martin

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