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RE: Archiving Spooled Files



fixed


No, you need it to be 133...you'll need that CTLCHAR byte

Don in DC

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Dwayne Allison wrote:

> Why not create a File 132 position in length and write to it as you write to 
> the spool file.
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Fisher, Don
> Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 2:37 PM
> To: 'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'
> Subject: RE: Archiving Spooled Files
>
>
> I have thought of the periodic scan, but we generate so many of these that
> it would take longer than I'd like.
>
> Don also suggested placing the spooled files into another output queue
> without a writer and I'm thinking about that.  It would require a minor
> redesign of our report control process, but I think it's doable.  The good
> news is I'd process the spooled file and then move it to the correct queue
> so I'd be unlikely to hit the 33,000 files limit.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Donald R. Fisher, III
> Project Manager
> Roomstore Furniture Company
> (804) 784-7600 extension 2124
> DFisher@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>
> <clip>
> To catch the held ones, you could periodically run a job to scan the output
> queue(s) to grab files not already archived.
> <clip>
> What we did for RVI was modify the report programs to place a copy of the
> report in a specific output queue not attached to a writer. It was
> periodically scanned.
>
> The only catch I've seen is using the spooled file APIs on an output queue
> with more than 33000 or so entries, it tends to bomb.
> <clip>
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