Ok, consider my hands slapped. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Klement [mailto:klemscot@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2004 3:12 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Level Check Question

Hi Chuck,

> If I change a logical file to exclude records (where before it didn't 
> exclude records) and run a CHGPF against the DDS to change the 
> logical, will it generate a level check?

There are different types of level checking, but the one that causes
programs to end in error is the "record format level check."

Since excluding records does not change the record format, it will not
cause a record format level check...

When you have a simple question like this, it's a good idea to try to
test the situation yourself before posting it to a list.  You can create
an LF in a different library that does the record omission, and modify
your library list and see if the existing programs blow up.  If they
don't, you know that it's safe and can change the version in the
production library.

That way, you'll know for sure, AND you'll have saved yourself time
getting an answer.
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