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How do fixed block files differ from Variable Block files?

 
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2006 5:16 pm    Post subject: How do fixed block files differ from Variable Block files?
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How do fixed block files differ from Variable Block files?
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I strongly recommend reading the fine manual.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2006 8:36 am    Post subject:
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ofer71 wrote:
I strongly recommend reading the fine manual.

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Excellent advice

Briefly, fixed blocks do not indicate their size within the physical record while variable length records actually have an explicit length field as part of the physical record (as do the logical variable length records therein)
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