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DCL RECALL and command procedures?

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The Question is:

I would like to save my recall buffer between logins by using
 recall/output=some_file when I log out and recall/input=some_file when I log
 in. However, recall doesn't seem to work at all inside a batch file. Any idea
 how I can work around this? Thank you.

The Answer is :

  The RECALL mechanism is interactive, and incompatible with batch jobs.
  (Given the sensitivity of information that can potentially exist within
  the DCL process recall buffer, saving it to disk is not without risk.)
  There are various hacks around that can directly access the DCL recall
  buffer, and can thus bypass the existing safeties within RECALL.

answer written or last revised on ( 7-NOV-2001 )

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