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Description of GETBACK

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From Les Paton (InterNet les_paton@uk.ibm.com) <=== Comments, questions, observations.

Latest news at 12:44:17 on 5 May 1998.

The FileList profile provided ( $GETBACK XEDIT ) was rewritten such that it
now takes the default system profile ( PROFFLST XEDIT ) and modifies it rather
than providing a completely customised profile as before.  This makes the
profile compatible with Year 2000 changes implemented in the system profile
and removes a potential Year 2000 compliancy issue.
The profile in question is only used when the ACCEXT PACKAGE is available,
it has no useful function when using the RECOVER PACKAGE only and can be
discarded in that case.
You do not need to implement this update if you do not make use of the
ACCEXT PACKAGE as will be the case for most external customers.

Package Description.
















Package name GETBACK
Title Recover a wrongly erased file.
Version 2.03
Updated 98/04/23
Author Les Paton
Node GNKVM
Userid LPATON
Alternative author Les Paton
Node uk.ibm.com
Userid les_paton
Software requirements REXX XEDIT ACCEXT RECOVER
Operating System VM/ESA
Software language used REXX
Summary provided
in file
HELPCMS
Documentation provided
in file
HELPCMS
Abstract GETBACK will attempt recovery via the ACCEXT/RECOVER PACKAGES of a file which has been wrongly erased from a mini-disk.

Package Content within the VMARC file.

      GETBACK  LICENSE  * License instructions for the VM DownLoad Library.
      GETBACK  READ-ME  * News
      GETBACK  EXEC     * Does all the work
      $GETBACK XEDIT    * FILELIST PROFILE
*
      GETBACK  HELPCMS  * Help file
* THE FOLLOWING ARE REQUIRED....
*
*     ACCEXT   PACKAGE  *   FROM VMTOOLS
*     RECOVER  PACKAGE  *   FROM VMTOOLS
* Either of the above packages is required. The ideal situation is to
* have both available. GETBACK will then use them in the order....
*  (1) ACCEXT   if this fails then recovery will be attempted via....
*  (2) RECOVER
* If only one of the packages is available then that one will be used.
* If none of the two are available then program terminates.

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