• Subject: RE: Lag time on Index file add- followup
  • From: Tim Truax <truax@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 May 1998 09:43:06 -0400
  • Organization: USPA

On Wednesday, May 20, 1998 11:43 PM, Al Barsa Jr. [SMTP:barsa2@ibm.net] 
wrote:
> At 04:54 PM 5/20/98 -0400, you wrote:
> >If my physical file is classified as ACCESS PATH MAINTENANCE(*IMMED) and 
I
> >have a user that goes into a job for a period of 25 minutes and the file 
> >being update is considered OPEN the whole time, then the ACCESS PATH
> >MAINTENANCE(*IMMED) action associated with the file will not occur until 
> >the user signs off the job...thereby closing the file?  And if another 
user
> >gets in and out of the same job wholly within the first users 25 minute
> >period, then their updates and adds to the file will be done first.
>
> Tim, with all due respect, I do not agree.
>
> When a file has been opened, you get immediate maintenance.  The ACCPTH
> parameter determines what happens to the file after you close it, and
> before it's opened again.

I am sorry... Al, I meant to put a question mark after the apparent 
statement above.  See my other post on this topic where I clipped some of 
the Softcopy book for reference.
Thanks for the info.
Tim Truax
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