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Can we write in an empty VSAM file which is in shareable mod

 
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hsiva2003

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2006 12:42 pm    Post subject: Can we write in an empty VSAM file which is in shareable mod
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Can we write in an empty VSAM file which is in shareable mode.
(DISP=SHR)
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2006 7:09 pm    Post subject: Re: Can we write in an empty VSAM file which is in shareable
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But it can not be opened in the program if it is empty... right ?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:52 am    Post subject: Re: Can we write in an empty VSAM file which is in shareable
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yes it will be treated as if the file doesnt exist
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Can we write in an empty VSAM file which is in shareable
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Initialize the file using VSAMINIT in the JCL and then open the file in the program.

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