[Orca-users] as: Value too large for defined data type

Blair Zajac blair at orcaware.com
Wed Apr 27 12:44:54 PDT 2005

Stoltzfus, Mark (HQP) wrote:

>     This happens to me occasionally on our DB2 databases.  It's
>actually the "pids" line, using /usr/ucb/ps.  Use /bin/ps instead, just
>make sure that you can still see the "orcallator.se" in the ps output.
>Since I don't run any of the other SE toolkit tools regularly, I
>actually changed the line in my start_orcallator to just check for the
>SE toolkit pathname:
>pids=`/bin/ps -ef | $AWK 'RICHPse' && !/awk/ {print $2}'`
>There are probably better ways to do it.

I don't have a Solaris box to test on, but if you could come up with a 
reliable way to do this to avoid the error message, let me know and I'll 
make the change to the Orca source tree.


Blair Zajac <blair at orcaware.com>
Subversion and Orca training and consulting

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