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RE: Last Used Date


  • Subject: RE: Last Used Date
  • From: "Allen, Mark" <ALLENMAR@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 6 Apr 1998 06:03:04 -0700

fixed

Don't know if this is related but there is a known "bug" that IBM is
working on regarding V4R1.

If you do a CPYF with either *ADD or *REPLACE to a file, the last used
date on the DSPOBJD command does "NOT" get updated.  If you do a DSPFD
it does.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Earl [SMTP:johnearl@lns400.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 06, 1998 12:39 AM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: Last Used Date
> 
> Al,
> 
> Al Barsa, Jr. wrote:
> 
> > At 01:24 PM 4/2/98 -0500, you wrote:
> >
> > Pete,
> >
> > With all due respect, I disagree.  Although I am unable to find a
> program
> > created before V2R1 that I still use, I have found several files
> created on
> > a System/38.
> 
> Just out of curiosity, does the AS/400 that this file lives a RISC
> machine?  I
> could believe that the re-encapsulation process would reset the bit
> that causes
> object usage to be counted.
> 
> Heck, it may even be the restore process itself that causes this bit
> to get
> toggled.  Easy enough to test, maybe the original questioner could
> save and
> restore one of these objects.
> 
> jte
> 
> 
> 
> >
> >
> > I am currently looking at a file created 12/31/84 (It happens to be
> a
> > Federal Withholding Tax Rate file, so the date seems logical -
> despite the
> > fact that the file is physical).  It was created on System/38
> Release 6.0.
> >
> > It clearly shows that the date last used is 3/30/98, which is the
> last day
> > that I ran payroll.
> >
> > Do I not understand something about your response??
> >
> > Al
> >
> > >Al Barsa, Jr. wrote:
> > >>
> > >> At 09:24 AM 3/31/98 -0500, you wrote:
> > >> >Can someone confirm/deny the following hypothesis?
> > >> >
> > >> >Our system was converted over from a System/38 & there are still
> many
> > >> >objects out there that have not been recompiled on the AS/400.
> An
> > >> >object that was removed from the system because the Last Used
> Date on
> > >> >it was zero but the program has indeed been used many times
> since it
> > >> >was tranferred over from the System/38 (several years ago).
> After
> > >> >recovering the source & recompiling it (at which time the last
> used
> > >> >date is blank) then running the option, the last used date &
> days
> > >> >last used are filled in correctly.
> > >> >
> > >> "Date last used" was added in the V2R1 timeframe.  It is related
> to the
> > >> object, and has nothing to do with the compiler.  I firmly
> believe that an
> > >> object created on a System/38 should be able to use this
> function.
> > >>
> > >> At the moment, I am unable to check, as my system is down loading
> PTFs.
> > >>
> > >> Al
> > >>
> > >
> > >  If the object was created prior to V2R1, then it doesnt track the
> > >info.  If you recreate the object on a later release it will track
> it
> > >(Except for anything in QDOC, which does not track this at all).
> > >
> > >--
> > >Pete Massiello
> > >OS Solutions International
> > >Phone: (203)-744-7854  Ext 11.
> > >http://www.os-solutions.com
> > >mailto:pmassiello@os-solutions.com
> > >
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