Use the PACK command to turn PACK mode on or off ("on" is the default) and
save the mode setting in the edit profile. If PACK mode is on when the
data is saved (via a SAVE or END command), the data will be written to the
disk in "packed" format. If PACK mode is off the data will be written in
Command ===> pack data will be "packed" when written
(back) to the library or file.
Command ===> pack off data will be written in standard
Packed data is automatically "unpacked" when read in for editing. Whether
or not the data is stored in packed format is transparent to you while
editing data (except as indicated by the profile lines).
Packing of data is intended to save DASD space.
SCLM supplied parsers do not recognize packed data. PACK mode must be off
when data is saved in order for SCLM supplied parsers to generate accurate