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FYI, I just get confirmation from one of consultants. Yes, H Lidholm is right. To use SU, the max filename length for a FOCUS database must be 8 characters or less. If the filename has more than 8 characters, SU won't work. This limit is for all the current releases we have.
Hope this helps.
Posts: 1948 | Location: New York | Registered: November 16, 2004
Originally posted by JohnB: What is the maximum length for a filename on release 7.6.4, and where is this in the documentation?
64 Characters for FOCUS and fixed format sequential data sources. From Naming a Master File - page 29 of Describing Data With WebFOCUS Language Version 7 Release 6 (DN4500806.1107), but I'm sure I've seen it in other places.
WebFOCUS 8.2.03 (8.2.06 in testing)
Posts: 253 | Location: Melbourne, Australia | Registered: February 07, 2007
There was a bug in 5.3.x wherein you couldn't do a REBUILD on a FOCUS file whose name was longer than 8 characters. This was not a problem in 5.2.x. This is fixed in 7.6. REBUILD is not SU and I would test this regardless of what release you are on.