Command AVDEL
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AVDEL

name qual
/
run()
dump()
date()
lib()
path()
noconfirm
nolist
debug

Purpose

Delete data elements from data element library

Parameters

name

Data element identifier.

qual

Data element qualifier.
Data element identifier and qualifier, respectively, may be given by a name or number. A name may contain wild card characters at any position: '%' specifies one character, '*' a (sub)string of any length. If omitted, uniqueness or reference to the last display is assumed.

run(r)

Run identifier (up to 8 characters). Wild card characters are supported: '%' specifies a single character, '*' a (sub)string of any length.

dump(n)

Dump command number. May be a number or an asterisk (*) indicating all dumps with the given run identifier.

date(d)

Selected period of element creation dates, given by a single date or by 'date1 to date2'. Default for 'date1' is the earliest, for 'date2' the current date. The sequence for each date string is 'day month year'. Day, or both month and day, may be omitted; default is the beginning or end of the specified month or year, respectively.

lib()

Library name. Replaceable default: the name used last.

path(p)

Library name path prefix.

noconfirm

No confirmation of data element deletion required.

nolist

Execution messages are suppressed.

debug

Debug switch. Lots of output !

Function

After confirmation by the user (unless suppressed by noconfirm), the catalogue entries of the specified data elements are deleted from the specified data library.

Remarks

Examples

AVDEL * * / R(20 DEG) D(3)
All data elements dumped to the library with dump command number 3 of the run-identifier '20 DEG' are deleted.
AVDEL * * / R(*) D(*) DATE(TO JUL78) NOC
All data elements with a creation date of July 31, 1978, and before are deleted from the data element library.
AVDEL  X%%%PI  L*  / R(*82) D(1)
All data elements are deleted with
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Last updated: M.Kraemer@gsi.de, 3-Aug-1999