# CLEAR-ITEM-LOCKS

Updated: 10/19/2021, 9:29:48 PM
Created: 10/19/2021, 9:29:48 PM
Last Updated By: Kevin Munoz
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Tags: locking

# Description

The CLEAR-ITEM-LOCKS command can be used to clear a specific lock or all locks taken against a specific file. This command can only be used with jBASE hashed files. The command may take the general form:

CLEAR-ITEM-LOCKS filename
1

or

CLEAR-ITEM-LOCKS filename itemname
1

CLEAR-ITEM-LOCKS should be used with extreme caution and only as a last resort.

The necessity to use CLEAR-ITEM-LOCKS is a definite indication of an application with a poorly designed locking strategy.

# Note

To clear a lock on a distributed file, the part file where the locked item exists must be specified.

Examples of use may be as:

CLEAR-ITEM-LOCKS INVENTORY PDT603
1

Clears the lock on the item PDT603 in the INVENTORY file.

CLEAR-ITEM-LOCKS INVENTORY
1

Clears all item locks in place on the INVENTORY file.

CLEAR-ITEM-LOCKS CASE]M2002, R47FC9Z
1

Clears the lock on the item R47FC9Z in the multi-level file CASE, data section 2002.

See also SHOW-ITEM-LOCKS

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