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What is max. no. of entries a TABLE in Easytrieve can have?

 
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, 2008 3:29 pm    Post subject: What is max. no. of entries a TABLE in Easytrieve can have?
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Hi,

Can anybody tell me what is max. no. of entries(SIZE) a TABLE in Easytrieve can have? When I referring to few documents, - there will be system default and used when we are not mentioning anything. Else, we can specify Literal which will override default. What can be max. value of this Literal?

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:09 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

Are you just curious or is there some reason to find the "max" ezt will allow?

If you post what you need to do (rather than looking for some limit), we may be able to offer more usable suggestions.

If you are looking for the max to detrmine if an entire file will fit into an array, there are almost certainly much better ways to meet your need.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:41 am    Post subject:
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Thanks Dick.

Actually, in our production we use lot of Easytrieve programs. In most of them we use TABLE. And due to some enhancement in functionality, we need to have more (add) entries in it. Then we have to increase the table size in program. When we compile it is throwing error - 'Table size exceeding the limit'; that is reason why we need maximum limit of table.

Please, let me know how it can found?

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Sakthi.
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Hello,

I believe there is an overall limit that is described in the documentation for your version of easytrieve.

If you are getting the "exceeded maximum" error, the way the proceess is implemented needs to be modified.

As i mentioned before, if you post the requirement, we may have suggestions.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 4:03 pm    Post subject: Re: What is max. no. of entries a TABLE in Easytrieve can ha
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thisak wrote:
Can anybody tell me what is max. no. of entries(SIZE) a TABLE in Easytrieve can have? When I referring to few documents, - there will be system default and used when we are not mentioning anything. Else, we can specify Literal which will override default. What can be max. value of this Literal?
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CA-Easytrieve/Plus Reference Guide wrote:
The options table (EZTPOPT) provides the basic parameters that control
CA-Easytrieve/Plus operation.

TBLMAX=nnnnn
Specifies the maximum number of entries for a table which is loaded from an
external file (not instream). The valid range is 0 to 32767. Override is through the
TABLE parameter of the FILE statement. If the value that you specify for
TBLMAX is excessively high, then the total amount of storage required for
CA-Easytrieve/Plus is inflated. If the value that you specify for TBLMAX is too
low, then CA-Easytrieve/Plus issues a diagnostic message as the file is loaded.
Specify a value that is adequate for 90 percent to 95 percent of the tables, then use
the FILE statement override for particularly large tables.
Default - 256
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