Re: rel-files

From: Greg King <>
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:52:44 -0400
Message-id: <7C14CC9E36EB4183BB6C33D257F568BD@Kaiser>
From: "A. Fachat"; on Sunday, June 09, 2013; at 10:25 AM -0400
> - When you position to a record number that is not yet there,
>  you get a "50, RECORD NOT PRESENT", as documented -- but, when
> you write to that, the file gets expanded "to that block". So, if you 
> address a record that is _behind_ the one you wrote to, but is in
> the same disk block, it has already been created; and, you get an OK.

From: "A. Fachat"; on Monday, June 10, 2013; at 6:41 AM -0400
> Yes, you are correct, I forgot to mention that the file is filled UP to 
> that block.

You _did_ mention it!  You said, "..., the file gets expanded to that 
block".  I suspect that Jim was confused because you wrote the word 
"_behind_" instead of the word "_beyond_". 

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