The Question is:
How do you undefine something?
I used the wrong command and put ora_root in the sytem table:
define/system ora_root $disk0:[oracle8.]
it should have been
define/process ora_root $disk0:[oracle8.]
The redefinition did not remove the first one
from system. How do you take the first definition out? It causes a logical of
ORA_SYSTEM to be used.
P.S. The documentation and help functions did not appear to have a cure for
The Answer is :
The chapter on logical names that is included in the OpenVMS User's
Guide has a section entitled "Deleting Logical Names", which points
directly to the DCL command DEASSIGN.
The OpenVMS DCL dictionary includes the following statement, as well:
"You can also use the ASSIGN command to create logical names. To delete
a logical name from a table, use the DEASSIGN command."
The OpenVMS Wizard encourages skimming both the OpenVMS User's Guide
and the DCL Dictionary. Additionally, books on DCL programming are
The on-line OpenVMS documentation set and bibliographic information
are both referenced in the OpenVMS FAQ.