The V5R1 Memo to Users describes various "conversions" during the upgrade, but 
I saw nothing about any database conversion. Does anybody know of any 
documentation for this?

The Memo to Users has been a good guide in the past. I don't like thinking that 
it's going to start losing its effectiveness. Calling for support after the 
fact sure doesn't seem like a viable option.

Tom Liotta

On Tue, 08 January 2002, Dwayne Lindner wrote:

> > > Yep, after you do the install, do something to touch all of
> > the files on the
> > > system - a RCLSTG, a DSPOBJD *ALL/*ALL, anything really
> > just touch every
> > > file on the system - we found heaps of unconverted files on
> > our production
> > > system - it's a known problem where the files don't get
> > converted during the
> > > upgrade but nobody knows why.
> >
> > "Converted"? From what to what? I'm not aware of any specific
> > V5R1 conversion for database objects except for the system
> > cross-reference info.
> >
>
> All IBM told me at the time was the new V5R1 database format.  Conversion is
> supposed to take place during the upgrade.  Ours didn't (on two out of two
> upgrades that we've done so far) and when access attempts were attempted on
> production files, things went belly up.  I can't remember the full details,
> it was a while ago, but a targetted "touching" of the files fixed the
> problems.

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