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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Core OS
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 5, 2023

Change the SIZE Object in WRKOBJ from Byte to MB

Better to check the size of objects in WRKOBJ command

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Oct 5, 2023
    Returning the object size is bytes is more precise than returning the size in megabytes or another multiplier value.
    IBM does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed.

    When DSPOBJD is used with OUTPUT(*OUTFILE), DSPOBJD returns the object size in units of 512 bytes.
    You could get the list of objects to an outfile (database file) with the command:
    DSPOBJD OBJ(libname/*ALL)

    Then you can use SQL to get the object sizes:
    ORDER BY odsizu desc

    Field ODOBSZ is "object size in bytes"
    Field ODSIZU is "object size in units" of units of 512 bytes.
    Field ODSIZU is a multiplier field.

    IBM Power Systems Development