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Can we use GDG as indexed file

 
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sukumarreddy4u

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 04, 2007 3:41 pm    Post subject: Can we use GDG as indexed file
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Hi,

Can we use GDG as a indexed file ? If so than how????
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 04, 2007 3:57 pm    Post subject:
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I don't think so, since both the GDG base and the indexed file (KSDS?) need to be defined in a VSAM catalog....I don't see how it could be done, but I've been known to be wrong... icon_wink.gif
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2007 12:13 pm    Post subject: no we cannot use a gdg...for index....
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We cannot use a GDG for index.....if so, what is the use of VSAM KSDS file system.........this is my opinion.....any other suggestions.......are welcome.......
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priyesh.agrawal

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2007 1:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Can we use GDG as indexed file
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A generation data set (GDS) cannot be a VSAM data set.

Read The Fine Manuals...
William Thompson wrote:
but I've been known to be wrong...

Not really... icon_lol.gif
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