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How to Check if a dataset is catalogued using Rexx?

 
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SathyaS

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 12:10 pm    Post subject: How to Check if a dataset is catalogued using Rexx?
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Hi,
I have written a rexx utility which executes a job. The job uses a input file. I want put a check in my rexx utility to see if the input file is catalogued before submitting the job.
I used the following code snippet for the same purpose
IF (SYSDSN("'" || INPFILE || "'") /= 'OK') THEN
DO
DISP1 = 'INPT FILE SPECIFIED IS NOT CATLG'
END

The problem with the above code is it returns the error message when the input file is in tape. I want the message to be displayed only when the file is not catalogued.
If some one has worked out on a similar problem could you please help me out.

Thanks.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 05, 2007 1:01 pm    Post subject:
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How about LISTDSI?

In addition, you can use ISPF services like LMDLIST etc.

O.
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