This topic describes characteristics of temporary work
files used in the MVS environment. The available work files are:
- FOCSTACK files
contain resolved Dialogue Manager procedures.
allocated as FOCSORT.FOC, may be required for sorting with the TABLE,
TABLEF, and MATCH commands. The maximum size of a FOCSORT file is
1G of 256K pages.
- FOCPOST files
hold sequential output, which is saved by the POST command and read
by the PICKUP command.
- FOCSML files
are used by the Financial Modeling Language (FML) facility.