Hmmm... let me see.

Actually the source in is the RISC source.  However, you
can't just compile it to get a running pgm.  You have to modify a
machine instruction with SST.  (This is what Leif calls "Naughty,
Naughty, Naughty" :-)  But since it's only ONE instruction, maybe it
only deserves one "Naughty".

BTW, I posted the source only for people's curiosity and amusement, at
the request of Gary Guthrie (may he rest in peace).

I originally made the number only 5 digits out of paranoia that people
would tie their machines in knots scanning for billions of records
interactively.  But as I get older, I get more libertarian, so what the

Let me look into this.


On Tue, 2004-08-31 at 14:29, Dan Bale wrote: 
> Awesome utility, Dave!
> Wondering if it would be possible to increase the number of records that can
> be scanned in one shot.  It doesn't seem like it would be a big deal, I
> think I saw how it could be done in the CISC-version source, but the RISC
> version didn't have the source.
> Found the data area that is used to control that, and the 3-byte packed
> value.  I upped it from 100 to 99999.  But we're dealing with files with
> records in the millions.
> I would most appreciate your assistance, if you so choose.
> tia,
> db

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