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atenas29

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2006 11:17 am    Post subject: How to call ICETOOL in COBOL?
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Hi Frank,

I need Help! icon_rolleyes.gif

I require to use the ICETOOL (in specific the SPLICE) within a program COBOL this is possible (without using assembler)?

Thanks beforehand
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2006 8:23 pm    Post subject:
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I'm not a COBOL programmer so somebody else might have more to say about this. COBOL has the SORT verb as a built-in interface for using DFSORT, but AFAIK it doesn't have a similar built-in interface for using ICETOOL. DFSORT's ICETOOL does have a calling program interface, but I don't know how one would use it from COBOL. Maybe somebody else does.

FYI, you can find information about the calling program interface for ICETOOL at:

http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/ICE1CA20/6.17?DT=20060615185603
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 14, 2006 12:52 am    Post subject: Re: ICETOOL and COBOL?
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Just CALL 'ICETOOL'. Works just fine.
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