Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2009 12:49:59 -0500
Reply-To: Joe Whitehurst <joewhitehurst@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Joe Whitehurst <joewhitehurst@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Array use?
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I thought RECFM=N eliminated the construct of LRECL? If the file is
rendered recordless, why would there be a maximum LRECL? I'll look a little
deeper into this.
> Recfm=n does read a fle, but I believe it cannot read a 1gig file as
> a string, the maximum lrecl=1 megabyte.
> In PERL you can seemlessly run a regular expression against a file
> and match a string 1 gigabye into the file.