Maximum active jobs (MAXACT) - Help

Specifies the maximum number of jobs that can be active at
the same time from this job queue.

So, if the job queue you submit to has MAXACT > 1, your jobs will run at the same time, which is not what you want,...

----- Original Message ----- From: "Booth Martin" <booth@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Midrange Systems Technical Discussion" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, June 27, 2008 1:04 PM
Subject: single threaded job ,queue

I am suspicious that I am about to learn something new. :)

A new process has several steps which need to be run in order. I have
always just used a CL program and figured that the steps would run in
order, and the next piece would not start until the previous piece had

However, this line in the spec makes me think they are telling me
something. "You will probably need to utilize a single threaded job
queue(in conjunction with a new series of steps specific to this
process) to ensure synchronization of steps. " I am not sure what they
are saying.

Any comments, ideas, warnings, or suggestions will be more than welcome.

Booth Martin

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