Output file(OUTFILE) changes

Release to release Output file(OUTFILE) considerations

Applications using LVLCHK(*YES) might be affected by changes to IBM-supplied system output files in this release. IBM commands and APIs that generate database output files might add new fields to the end of record formats, or use all or part of existing reserved fields for additional information returned each release. Adding new fields to the record format, even to the end of the record, changes the level check value for the file. This might cause an application with LVLCHK(*YES) to fail with a level check error. If a level check error does occur, review the application to determine which system file it uses. New fields have been added to IBM-supplied database files in each release of IBM i.