12.5.24 RECL Specifier

The RECL specifier asks the maximum record length for a file. It takes the following form:

RECL = rcl

Is a scalar integer variable that is assigned a value as follows:

The assigned value is expressed in longwords (4-byte units) if a file is currently (or was previously) connected for unformatted data transfer; otherwise, the value is expressed in bytes.

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