Avoid use of STEPLIB
Each z/OS® UNIX process that has a
is propagated from parent to child or across an exec will consume
about 200 bytes of Extended Common Storage Area (ECSA). If no
variable is defined, or when it is defined as
STEPLIB=CURRENT, z/OS UNIX propagates
all currently active
JOBLIB allocations during a fork(), spawn(),
or exec() function.
z/OS Explorer has
a default of
STEPLIB=NONE coded in
as described in "
rse.env, RSE configuration file"
in the Host Configuration Guide (SC27-8437). For the reasons mentioned
previously, you should not change this directive and you should place
the targeted data sets in LINKLIST or LPA (Link Pack Area) instead.