• Subject: Re: Accounting for size of *LIB objects (was ASP 2-16 % used question)
  • From: Dennis Knee for Mid Range Mail <dkmrm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 04 Dec 1997 08:24:50 -0600



Al Barsa, Jr. wrote:

>      I assume that's because the library itself is an object, probably a list 
>of the objects subsumed by it. Then this raises the issue—do we get the size 
>of the library object, or the size of the library's contents? E.g., were we to 
>DSPLIB and total the sizes, we don't include the size of the *LIB object 
>itself.
>
> <<<<
> DSPLIB doesn't show the size of the library object. The size of the library 
>object is only accounted for by looking for it in QSYS. I assume that the 
>library object lives in the ASP where the library exists (new ASPs only). If 
>you're worried about the size of the library object, you are getting very 
>detail oriented.
>
> To strike a balance here, library objects can grow huge, particularly if they 
>have contained lots of objects at one time in their life.
>
> If you have a library object that's gotten out of hand and want to 
>(effectively) resize it:
>
> - create a new library object with a temporary name
> (be sure to replicate ownership, ASP and specific authorities)
> - move all the objects from the old library to the new one with the temporary 
>name
> - after checking that the old library is empty, delete it
> - rename the new library to the same name as the old library.
>
> And they say that turkey is supposed to make me sleepy.
>
> Al
>
> >
>
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So... - Maybe IBM should give us RGZLIB! (BG)

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