John,

With a max size of 16Meg do you really care if the data space does not get
reclaimed? While I don't disagree that a RCLDTAQ, and for that matter a
DSPDTAQ, command would "round-out" the data queue family, there are a lot of
things I would rather see IBM spend its time on.

-Walden

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mcsnet!midrange.com!midrange-l-owner@Mcs.Net
> [mailto:mcsnet!midrange.com!midrange-l-owner@Mcs.Net]On Behalf Of John
> Dorn
> Sent: Friday, January 23, 1998 8:51 AM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: data queues
>
>
> DAsmussen wrote:
> > > Juris Krikis wrote:
> > >
> <<snip>>
> > >  The only way I know of to clean up a data queue is to
> > >  delete/create the queue. (It just grows and grows)
> >
> > There is an API to clear data queues, I created a _very_ small command
> > to call it.
>
> It is my understanding that the only way to reclaim storage used by
> a data queue is to delete and recreate it.  Clearing a data queue
> (or reading all records) will remove all the records from the data queue
> but the data queue size will still be roughly the maximum number of
> records _ever_ in the data queue times the record size.  It seems the
> system could use a RCLDTAQ command.
>
> <<snip>>
>
> John Dorn
> I/NET, Inc.
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