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kalais

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2006 12:42 pm    Post subject: Handling large size of SORT control card in JCL
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Hi,

I am using a JCL for SORT in which the control card for SORT will be created dynamically by a COBOL program.

Code:

//R070 EXEC PGM=SORT,PARM='MINCORE=4096K'
//SORTIN DD DSN=&P..ADD841MP.R065.JOBSTEP(0),
//  DISP=SHR
//SORTOUT DD DSN=&P..ADD859MP.R020.JOBSTEP,
//  DISP=SHR
//SYSIN DD DSN=ENDEVOR.&PROD..CNTLCARD(ADD855S1),
//  DISP=SHR
//      DD DSN=&P..ADD859MP.R060.CTRLFILE,
//  DISP=SHR


Where
&P..ADD859MP.R060.CTRLFILE is the file created dynamically.

When this file size is larger job abends.

How I can handle this problem with the large size of SORT control card?

Even I tried with maximum value for MINCORE parameter.

Thanks
kalai
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Alain Benveniste

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2006 6:20 pm    Post subject:
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kalai,

What kind of control cards do you create and what is the abend msg ?

Alain
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2006 10:41 pm    Post subject:
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Which sort product are you using (ICExxxs messages = DFSORT, WERxxxs messages = Syncsort)?

By "file size" do you mean LRECL? What is the RECFM and LRECL of the two SYSIN files when the job works? What is the RECFM and LRECL of the two SYSIN files when the job doesn't work?
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kalais

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 10:26 am    Post subject: MORE DETAILS ON THE SORT ABEND
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Hi,
By file size I meant the number of records in the the SYSIN file
P.ADD859MP.R060.CTRLFILE.
At the time of abend it got 13527 records.

Details on abend
--------------------
ABEND: S000 U0016
ABEND MESSAGE: WER002A EXCESS CARDS

Details on SYSIN file
-----------------------
RECORD LENGTH: 80
RECFM: FB

Please help me on this.

Thanks,
Kalai
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:31 pm    Post subject:
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That's a Syncsort message. I'm a DFSORT developer. I can't help you with Syncsort.
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