Mark, > I am working on creating some new entries in my pqact.conf file. The > FILE action has a default value where the file remains open after the > data-product is written to the file. What happens when the data-product > is written to a file which has year-month-day as a part of the file > name? Is the file somehow closed at the end of the day? The file into which the FILE action writes will not be closed until 1) the LDM is stopped; or 2) the pqact(1) process needs another file descriptor but all file descriptors are in use and the file descriptor associated with the given file is the least recently-used one. If you need to ensure that a file is up-to-date, then you should use either the "-close" or "-flush" options. > For example, I have pulled this from the pqact.gempak file: > WMO ^WTNT4[1-5] KNHC ([0-3][0-9])([0-2][0-9]) > FILE data/gempak/nwx/nhc/disc/(\1:yyyy)(\1:mm)\1\2.disc > > I am attempting to combine numerous individual data-products which > arrive during a single day into a large single file for the day. I would use either of the two, previously-mentioned options. The "-flush" option will be more efficient because the file will remain open. Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: DXG-737922 Department: Support LDM Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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