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kumaresh.M

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:52 am    Post subject: function of directory blocks
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what is the basic use of directory blocks while creating pds?
what will be difference if i create one pds with space=(trk,(2,3,2)rlse) and
another with space=(trk,(2,3,3)rlse)?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 1:01 am    Post subject: Re: function of directory blocks
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Directory blocks work like an index to the PDS and contain the member names of what is stored in the PDS.

A directory block can hold approximately 6 member names so a PDS with 2 directory blocks can hold approximately 12 members and a PDS with 3 directory blocks can hold about 18 members.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 1:07 am    Post subject:
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You can find it in the fina manual.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 1:35 am    Post subject:
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THANKS
I TRIED.IT IS WORKING.
REGARDS
KUMARESH
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