It really is tough to go back and review joblogs. And trying to automate
that would be interesting. For example, you have a CL program that does
dltf mylib/workfile
monmsg cpf0000
crtdupobj otherlib/thatfile to mylib/workfile

That first dltf is just a cleanup. And the programmer didn't make the
effort to clean the joblog of the escape message.
This is really quite common.
Now, in some other program this may be a real concern.
You end up having to train the monitoring tool.

We use GO CLEANUP to automatically purge joblogs and whatnot after so many

We also do NOT spool joblogs at all. We used system value QLOGOUTPUT to
just make them *PND instead. Keeps the users from going crazy since these
no longer show up on WRKSPLF. If I need a 'spool' copy I simply do a

Rob Berendt

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