ALLOCATE-NEW-VERSION

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@ALLOCATE-NEW-VERSION <file name>,<page address>,<number of pages>

Create and allocate a new version of a contiguous file. The file is created on a specified area of a disk.

<file name> 
(default type = DATA) for version (v) see rule 3 of @CREATE-NEW-VERSION.
<page address> 
(octal, 1--) page number on the device where the file is to start.
<number of pages> 
(decimal, 1--) size of the contiguous file area.

Rules:

  1. Permitted for all user with directory (D) access to <file name>.
  2. The allocated area must not be already in use.

Example:

@ALLOCATE-NEW-VERSION FILE-#;2,200,8

Version 2 of the contiguous file FILE-3 is created and allocated at address 200 (octal) in default directory. Its size is 8 (decimal) pages.

Related commands

@ALLOCATE-FILE

@CREATE-NEW-VERSION

CRALF (monitor call)

References

Norsk Data Document ND–60.128.03 SINTRAN III REFERENCE MANUAL (printed February 1983), page 1-23

Norsk Data Document ND–60.174.Q01 SINTRAN III QUICK REFERENCE CARD