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To lock a record in a file

 
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akashs

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 7:42 pm    Post subject: To lock a record in a file
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Hi ,

can anyone please tell how to lock a single record in a dataset.

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Sathish
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 7:46 pm    Post subject:
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Please explain what you mean in more detail
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply to: To lock a record in a file
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In an interview,they asked it is possible to lock the record in a DB2 table by using the LOCKSIZE greater than tht of a page...similarly how to lock a record in a dataset??
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:51 pm    Post subject:
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You've got to love these interviewers who come up with basically nonsensical hypothetical questions that then get posted here ....

Unknowns that could impact the answer: VSAM or sequential file? online or batch processing? COBOL, PL/I, C, or assembler?
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