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Expanded Control Information Recorded in Nondestructive Memory During Coexistence of Multiple Releases of a Product

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000048073D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-08

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Pence, JW [+details]

Abstract

One of the more difficult challenges of shipping a new release of a program product that shares control information on a nondestructive memory in a multihost environment relates to how to phase-in the expanded control information formats of the new release while the old release is still in use, but without major recoding in the prior release. Following are two approaches.