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Why not to coding RLSE in SPACE parameter of SORT Work file

 
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 11:16 am    Post subject: Why not to coding RLSE in SPACE parameter of SORT Work file
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Hi,

1. Why is coding RLSE in SPACE subparameter of a SORTWKxx file not appropriate? Or is it?

2. In SORTWKxx temp files, how many secondary extents are allowed? I understand that DFSORT won't use more than one volume for SORTWKxx files, but in the same volume, is there a limit to the number of extents it can have?
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 9:22 pm    Post subject:
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DFSORT's WRKREL parameter controls the release of work space.

DFSORT only uses the first volume of multivolume work data sets. However, you can have up to 255 work data sets. DFSORT can use the normal number of secondary extents for each work data set.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 12:02 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks Frank!
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