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maheshurstd

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2006 12:22 pm    Post subject: Need logic to read the last record
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Hi

My requirement is that i have some records in a VSAM file, i want to read only the last record using cobol program without having record key values.
& How to read only the first record using cobol program without having record key values.

would it be possible for to read the last record.if any one has the code please send it or tell me a way to do it.


Thanks in advance

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Mahesh
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Jerry

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 30, 2006 2:04 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Mahesh,

To read the first record, without the key value:
You could do this by reading the file sequentially.

To read the last record:
You could move high values to the key and use READPREV in COBOL or you could try Frank's link:

http://www-03.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/tricks/srtmst03.html
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