Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Mainframe wiki | Quick Ref
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 
File format of a KSDS

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> DFSORT/ICETOOL
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
senthils

Active User


Joined: 15 Nov 2005
Posts: 117
Location: Chennai, India

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

Hi,

How can we say whether an existing KSDS cluster's file format is a variable length or a fixed length?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

Rupesh.Kothari

Member of the Month


Joined: 27 Apr 2005
Posts: 464

PostPosted: Mon Jun 05, 2006 1:02 pm    Post subject: Re: File format of a KSDS
Reply with quote

Hi
Cannot we use LISTCAT command for this?

Regards
Rupesh
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
bcmohanty

New User


Joined: 17 May 2006
Posts: 17

PostPosted: Mon Jun 05, 2006 1:50 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

just type S before the file name. u will get the file details.like whter its a fixed or variabls...
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
senthils

Active User


Joined: 15 Nov 2005
Posts: 117
Location: Chennai, India

PostPosted: Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:43 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

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?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
prasadvrk

Active User


Joined: 31 May 2006
Posts: 200
Location: Netherlands

PostPosted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 5:37 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

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
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
senthils

Active User


Joined: 15 Nov 2005
Posts: 117
Location: Chennai, India

PostPosted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 5:43 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

thanks guys for solving this
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> DFSORT/ICETOOL All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts Sum the fields in particular format f... sharana64 DFSORT/ICETOOL 9 Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:11 am
No new posts COB2 file processing rizwanaccy COBOL Programming 8 Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:00 pm
No new posts KSDS and Index file in cobol deepak14450 COBOL Programming 9 Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:36 am
No new posts Preserve order in Input File pshongal DFSORT/ICETOOL 13 Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:20 pm
No new posts ISSUE IN copying Sequential file reco... thesumitk JCL & VSAM 2 Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:07 pm

Facebook
Back to Top
 
Job Vacancies | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Polls | Contact Us