At 01:05 PM 12/10/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Hello again!
>We've got a physical file with 2.7 million records and 10+ 
>logical files built over it.  In an attempt to speed up
>processing, we're analysing which logicals we can eliminate.
>While doing a DSPFD, I noticed that the index size for some
>of these logicals is really small: 16384.  This doesn't
>make any sense because the key length is 36 bytes: I'm
>expecting something closer to 95 megs!

The small logical file is sharing an access path with another logical.  It
could be a redundant file, or it could use the same sort criteria with
select/omit logic.


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