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praveen_purushottam

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 06, 2006 11:54 pm    Post subject: To append to a Tape file on the same Volume
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I have a GDG generation on tape and each day I wish to apend to the same GDG generation for the whole month. Can anyone tell me how I can do this most efficiently.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2006 8:32 am    Post subject:
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You can use disp=mod, but remember, if your job abends while adding to the tape you can't just re-run the job.

When disp=mod is used it's usual to backup the tape before you attempt to add to it. Then, if the job abends you use the backup to reconstruct.
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