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Deepa Babu

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 3:09 pm    Post subject: File Length
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Can anyone please tell me the maximum file length that can be used?

Currently I have a requirement that I must increase the length of a file from thirty thousand to more than fifty thousand. This file being a physical sequential during compilation itself it is throwing an error that the length should not be increased beyond thirty two thousand?

Can anybody please suggest a way around this problem
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 3:10 pm    Post subject: Reply to: File Length in mainframes
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Have somebody review the application design :-)
You just cannot write records more then 32K
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 3:16 pm    Post subject:
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Even if it is not recommended, what about spanned records?

Also, MQseries can store far more than 32K
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 3:28 pm    Post subject: Reply to: File Length in mainframes
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Assuming cobol as the programming language .....

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/pdthelp/v1r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.entcobol3.doc/tpqsm09.htm

but that' s a cobol problem !!
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