• Subject: RE: Bug w/ Ping command?
  • From: PaulMmn <PaulMmn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 26 Dec 1997 22:01:50 -0600 (CST)

If your monitor job is a "NEP" (Never Ending Program) that just does
continuous monitoring, you -could- make your program count the number of
times it does its thing, and re-submit itself to the jobq, then quit.

It's not a fix, but a usable workaround.  (We've done similar things to keep
job logs from growing too large).

--Paul E Musselman
PaulMmn@ix.netcom.com

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At 02:49 PM 12/22/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Dave,
>
>After finally finding the QGY* APIs in the QGY library (thanks Bruce) I can
>confirm your problem of QGYRPRTA leaking memory. In my case I'm loosing 16K
>per call, not 20. However, I'm running V4R1, you? Have you contacted IBM? If
>so, what did they say?
>
>-Walden
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: mcsnet!midrange.com!midrange-l-owner@Mcs.Net
>[mailto:mcsnet!midrange.com!midrange-l-owner@Mcs.Net]On Behalf Of
>Leland, David
>Sent: Friday, December 12, 1997 3:05 PM
>To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
>Subject: RE: Bug w/ Ping command?
>
>
>Well, I discovered that there is not a bug w/ the PING command. It's
>just fine.  However, I did discover what was eating up my "Temporary
>storage".  It is the API QGYRPRTA in library QGY which I use to retrieve
>the status of a printer.  Everytime I call this API it adds 20 to my
>"Temporary storage used" for my job.
>
>Dave
>
><snip>
>
>Attachment Converted: c:\eudora\attach\winmail.dat
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