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Package

Map packages to namespaces.

Synopsis

[Map.w]    Package_PackageName=Database

Description

Whenever a namespace (w) contains mappings, InterSystems IRIS® data platform creates a section in the configuration parameter (CPF) file called [Map.w] for that namespace. For example, mappings for the USER namespace appear under the section [Map.USER]. The [Map.w] section contains every global mapping, routine mapping, and package mapping for that namespace.

Package mappings take the form Package_PackageName, where PackageName is the specific package that is being mapped. Each package entry contains a database location (Database) that contains the named package. Classes in the specified package become available in the w namespace.

For more information about mappings, see the Add Global, Routine, and Package Mapping to a Namespace section of the “Configuring InterSystems IRIS” section of System Administration Guide.

Examples

Map package TEST to the USER database.

Package_TEST=USER

Map package TOOLS to the DEVELOPER database.

Package_TOOLS=DEVELOPER

Changing This Parameter

On the Namespaces page of the Management Portal (System Administration > Configuration > System Configuration > Namespaces), select Package Mappings for the namespace you want to explore. To add a new entry, click New. To edit an existing entry, select Edit in that entry's row.