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tssnvrk

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 12:42 pm    Post subject: parameterizing File attributes
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Hi
My Name is Ramakrishna.,I want some suggestion on setting file attributes
like..
I am Extracting file as input and i have to find the file attributes like
RECFM, LRECL and BLKSIZE and pass the same attributes in next-step so that for each time no need to change DCB parameter

can any one help with example it will be a great help for me

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Ramakrishna
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shreevamsi

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 1:53 pm    Post subject:
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hi Ramakrishna,

You can use 'LIKE' parameter as DSB paramenter to avoid the repetition of the same RECFM, LRECL and BLKSIZE.

For example:
//NEWDD DD DSNAME=XXXX.XXXX.XXXX,
LIKE=AAAA.AAAA,DISP=(NEW,KEEP)

Teh new DSN XXXX.XXXX.XXXX will have the same DCG parameters as AAAA.AAAA.

~Vamsi
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surya_pathaus

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:29 pm    Post subject: Re: parameterizing File attributes
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Hi Ramakrishna,

You can do like this also.

//Step01 your Extract step
//DD1 DD DSN=Extracted DATASET
//*
//STEP02 XXXXX
//DD2 DD DSN=YOUR NEW DATASET,
// DISP=(NEW,CATLG,DELETE),
// SPACE=..........,
// DCB=Extracted DATASET
//*

In DCB parameter mention the DSN name which you used in Extract.
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vishal_a

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 3:33 pm    Post subject: Re: parameterizing File attributes
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Hi ,

Another way is to use referback.

for ex: *.stepname

Thanks
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