For the second restore library, use the option(*new).  It will skip over
writing what was restored the first pass.  Can be a big time saver.


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-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Langston [mailto:jimlangston@conexfreight.com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2001 3:08 PM
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
Subject: Re: Oops Restore


I've done this type of restore before, and yes, you can restore the
libraries to other libraries, just do it twice.  Yes, twice.

Then it won't matter what order you do them in.  You will get errors
the first time you run it (logical can't be built over non existent
physical file, etc...) and you should get no errors the second time.

The first time through it will restore all the phsical files, and
some of the logicals, dependent on if the physical was there before
it go to the logical or not.

The second time it will over write the physicals and the logicals it
already did, and then it will restore the rest of the logicals since
the physicals are now there.

I follow this rule whenever I'm restoring any library, just run the 
command twice and forget about it.  Otherwise you're going to spend
a long time trying to figure out where your logicals are.

Regards,

Jim Langston

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