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aruna

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 4:30 pm    Post subject: about block size in jcl
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A fixed block contains 80 charecters. I want to convert to 120 charecters .
is it possible? if so how ?
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 7:12 pm    Post subject:
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Your query is a bit vague.

If you have a dataset that has an 80-bytes LRECL, and another data that has a 120-bytes LRECL, then just copy the 80-byte dataset into the 120-byte dataset.

If you are asking if you can just change the LRECL of the dataset, the answer is no.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2005 8:49 am    Post subject:
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for a fixed bloch u canot change lrecl or block size once it is created thats all
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