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File Pre-Processor

The File pre-processor generates database tables that Change Impact Analysis reads to perform impact analysis. The pre-processor scans SQL, SQR, SQC, DMS, COBOL, and PSScript files and extracts the names of definitions referenced by these files.

The File pre-processor generates the following tables:

To run the File pre-processor, select Tools, File Pre-processor.

You do not need to run the File pre-processor every time you start Change Impact Analyzer—only when there have been changes to any of those files scanned for impact analysis.