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File format of a KSDS

 
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senthils

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 05, 2006 12:07 pm    Post subject: File format of a KSDS
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Hi,

How can we say whether an existing KSDS cluster's file format is a variable length or a fixed length?
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 05, 2006 1:02 pm    Post subject: Re: File format of a KSDS
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Hi
Cannot we use LISTCAT command for this?

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 05, 2006 1:50 pm    Post subject:
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just type S before the file name. u will get the file details.like whter its a fixed or variabls...
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:43 pm    Post subject:
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S wont show the record format for a VSAM file.

In LISTCAT what is the field which I have to look to decide whether its a variable or a fixed length dataset?
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 5:37 pm    Post subject:
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Use LC and look for the AVGLRECL and MAXLRECL, if both are same then it is fixed else it is variable. Hope this solves your problem
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thanks guys for solving this
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