TAA Tools

The Clear Generic  Members command clears  one or more  generic members
The system  supports a generic  capability on RMVM, but  not on CLRPFM.
CLRGENMBR  provides the  missing function  to allow  cleanup of certain

You must be authorized to clear a member in the named file.

A typical command would be:

              CLRGENMBR FILE(xxx) MBR(ABC*)

All members beginning with ABC would be cleared in the named file.

Members to be cleared must not be locked.

CLRGENMBR escape messages you can monitor for

      TAA9891    The member name (specific or generic)
                   does not exist

      CPF3156    The file/member to be cleared is in use

Escape messages from based on functions will be re-sent.

CLRGENMBR Command parameters                          *CMD

   FILE          The qualified  name of  the  data base  file to  clear
                 generic  members for.   Either a  source or  data file
                 may  be named.   The library value  defaults to *LIBL.
                 A specific library or *CURLIB may also be used.

   MBR           The member or generic member name to be cleared.


A maximum of  900 generic members will  be cleared on  each use of  the


The following TAA Tools must be on your system:

     CHKDBFMBR       Check data base file member
     EDTVAR          Edit variable
     RSNLSTMSG       Resend last message
     RTVMBRLST       Retrieve member list
     SNDCOMPMSG      Send completion message
     SNDESCINF       Send escape information
     SNDESCMSG       Send escape message


None, the tool is ready to use.

Objects used by the tool

   Object        Type    Attribute      Src member    Src file
   ------        ----    ---------      ----------    ----------

   CLRGENMBR     *CMD                   TAADBND       QATTCMD
   TAADBNDC      *PGM       CLP         TAADBNDC      QATTCL

Added to TAA Productivity tools April 15, 2011

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