One gotcha we have -- when we replace an object, we move it to a library
which is lower in the library list to prevent people who are using that
object from dumping out of the program. MOVOBJ. The we compile the
new object into production.

While if we compiled the object directly ontop the existing object, the
authority would stay, since we movobj the authority is replaced with the

We have a number of AS/400's. On one of them I'm more in control of
than the others. Things don't change much. There is a CL which runs
nightly and assigns a ton of authorities to objects in case someone's
attempted to change something or forgot the caveat above. We also have
special subsystems for programmer sessions versus normal users. The
same job makes sure the QPADEV* devices have the right authorities...

Anyway, my .02$ worth.

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