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    p_manage_06 loop length

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 18.01

    What loop length value is used by the publshing program p_manage_06?

    When I run this, it seems to be using 50,000. Is that the default, or is it using some other value which I have defined for something else?

    With 3M records, what would you suggest as the size that is reasonable? Can I go as high as 500,000 or would that be too high?

    The b_build_cycle_table_doc_number program, called by the $aleph_proc/p_xxxxx_nn proc, looks for a p_xxxxx_nn_loop_length value in the $data_root/prof_library. In this case, it is looking for a p_publish_06_loop_length line in prof_library.

    If it doesn't find any, it defaults to 50000.

    KB 8192-2152 describes a problem with values higher than 50000. But, since p_publish_06 is not writing out a work file, I do not think this would be a problem. I believe that it would work OK with a higher value.

    Site added

    p_publish_06_loop_length 200000

    to prof_library and ran p_publish_06 successfully with 8 processes.

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013