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Common Install - z/OS
SMP/E operations for any Mainframe product
Why do I see $$GIMC at the start of a ++MOD entry in an SMPPTS member?
The string "$$GIMC" indicates that an inline element of the SYSMOD was compacted (compressed) during either an SMP/E RECEIVE or GZONEMERGE operation.
In the SMP/E environment, the option "COMPACT SMPPTS" is either YES or NO, and is specified in the GLOBAL zone. The default is YES and is useful for helping to reduce the size of an SMPPTS library.
Examples of inline elements that are compacted are:
From the SMP/E PRIMARY OPTION MENU, use this navigation:
> 3 - Query
> 1 - CSI Query
> Enter GLOBAL zone
> Select MCS
> Select the desired MCS entry
Keywords: $$GIMC COMPACT SMPPTS COMPRESS COMPACTION COMPRESSION ++MOD