Regina. 

You could make a small program that opens the file I-O, and then reads the 
actual record.  The record will now be in a lock-situation.  If you run 
this program within a debugger, you can stop just there, and the record 
will be locked for as long as you like......




Mvh.

Geir 

 




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Hi All,

I need to force a record lock on a particular record in order to simulate
a problem.  I'm trying to fix an issue where a program abends because a
record is locked.  However, in our system, the program does not abend and
the file that is supposedly locked has a shared lock.  I need to be able
to lock the record for a significant amount of time (about 60 seconds) in
order to cause the abend.  What are the different ways I can do this?


Thanks,
Regina Rafols
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