SCSI Tape to TAP utility

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Sun Aug 9 13:13:11 CDT 2015

On 08/09/2015 10:45 AM, Jay Jaeger wrote:

> Seems dangerous to me: duplicate data set names on different tapes would
> confuse it (plus, if the DSN is long, the entire DSN does not actually
> appear in the tape label).  I worked with OS/360 and MVS in my career
> and we never did anything like that with it.

So you'd trust your job to a 9-5 operator who really didn't care what 
the machine was doing to make tape assignments?

Wow.  Good thing that tapes have write-enable rings.


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