It wouldn't generate a level check if the format identifiers were the same. Also, I wonder if fully qualifying a file reference would make a difference in level check processing? Bet it would...that can also be an issue in service programs. On Wed, 17 Mar 2004 15:18:59 -0500, "Kern, Mary T" <MKern4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said: > I agree that it is wrong. I am pretty sure that IBM did not > misunderstand me. He said definitely a program compiled over testdata > will not look at the proddata file for a level check AND since I was > running it over proddata, the program would not even check the file over > which it was compiled. > > But I am here to tell you ... it happened. I did not get a level check > and I can reproduce it. > > ¤»¥«¤»§«¤»¥«¤»§«¤»¥«¤»§«¤»¥«¤»§«¤»¥«¤»§«¤»¥« > Mary Kern > Director of Information Services > University of Toledo Foundation > 2801 W Bancroft St Mail Stop 319 > Toledo, OH 43606 > Voice: (419) 530-7730 (800) 640-0147 > Fax: 419-530-2895 > Email: Mary.kern4@xxxxxxxxxxx > Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men > trying to find easier ways to do something. > Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988), Time Enough For Love > ¤»¥«¤»§«¤»¥«¤»§«¤»¥«¤»§«¤»¥«¤»§«¤»¥«¤»§«¤»¥« > > > -----Original Message----- > From: David Gibbs [mailto:david@xxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2004 1:57 PM > To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Re: Level Check > > > Kern, Mary T wrote: > > IBM support line tells me that a program doesn't know anything about > > any file except the one over which it was compiled. If a program is > > compiled over files in TESTDATA and the program is run over files in > > PRODDATA, it cannot do a level check. And it won't even check the > > files in TESTDATA to see if they match. > > Um, that's completely wrong. > > If a program is compiled over a file in TESTDATA and then run with a > file in PRODDATA, then it will check the format level identifier of the > file it was compiled with against the one it is running with. > > If the level identifiers don't match, the program will fail (unless it > was instructed to ignore level checks). > > So long as the file in TESTDATA and PRODDATA have the same format level > identifier, the program will work fine. > > david > > > > _______________________________________________ > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing > list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. > -- michaelr_41@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx -- http://www.fastmail.fm - Faster than the air-speed velocity of an unladen european swallow
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