Why does ROSDATA segment my member and change the member name?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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ROSDATA is segmenting my member and changing the member name.


The ROSDATA program creates or replaces one or more Roscoe library members from a data set. ROSDATA was designed to segment the incoming data every 1000 lines. When it segments the data, it creates a new member by using the first six characters specified in the MEMBER= parameter, appending an index every time a segmentation break occurs.


To prevent segmentation add “MAXSIZE=OFF” to the ROSDATA $ADD control statement.

Additional Information:

For more information refer to the CA Roscoe Programs and Utilities Guide r6 Section 4.6.2.