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FWY
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 Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:02 pm    Post subject: What's the max length of a library Dear, could you tell me what's the max length of a library? Thank you.

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 Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:07 pm    Post subject: What kind of library? Length of what?
FWY
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Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:08 pm    Post subject: Re: max length of a library

 FWY wrote: Dear, could you tell me what's the max length of a library? Thank you.

I mean the library name 's max length.
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Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:09 pm    Post subject:

 CICS Guy wrote: What kind of library? Length of what?

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 Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:11 pm    Post subject: Max length of what? Its disk allocation, as is size?
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 Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:05 pm    Post subject: Hello, The max length for a dataset name is 44. Each node of the dsn has a max of 8 characters. A library is just another dataset (if i understand yojr question).
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 Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:11 pm    Post subject: max length for an mvs ds name is 44 char, including the periods (.). Each node can be 8 char max in length. so you can have 5 nodes, of 8 char each (there will be 4 periods - node separators). Node names need not be 8 char. They can be 2 char (actually, I think 1 char). you can also have any combination of valid node names and node separators to a total DSN length of 44. A valid node name starts with a alpha, etc... Unix is different.
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 Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:22 pm    Post subject: Dear, I can now understand the two warnings......
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Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:42 am    Post subject:

 CICS Guy wrote: Dear, I can now understand the two warnings......