Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Master the Mainframes
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 

 

check if the sortout file is empty in the sort step itself

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> DFSORT/ICETOOL
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
sreelek

New User


Joined: 29 Jan 2007
Posts: 6
Location: Bangalore

PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:21 pm    Post subject: check if the sortout file is empty in the sort step itself
Reply with quote

Hi,
How can we check if the sortout file is empty in the sort step itself.
I have some 92 outfiles and I need to check whether it is empty or not in the sort step itself.
Please help me.
Thanks!!!!!!!!!
Sree
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

William Thompson

Global Moderator


Joined: 18 Nov 2006
Posts: 3158
Location: Tucson AZ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:30 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Which sort?
Several utilities including DFSORT can generate an RC if the input is empty.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
sreelek

New User


Joined: 29 Jan 2007
Posts: 6
Location: Bangalore

PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:59 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Hi,
I am telling about the DFSORT utility.
We have few records in the input file and after sort, I need to check whether it is empty or not.(preferably in the same step).
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
William Thompson

Global Moderator


Joined: 18 Nov 2006
Posts: 3158
Location: Tucson AZ

PostPosted: Thu Feb 01, 2007 5:18 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Did you search on sort empty trick ? See what it yielded:
Frank Yaeger wrote:
Quote:
Is possible to do this by using SORT?.


Yes. The "Set RC=12 or RC=4 if file is empty, has more than n records, etc" Smart DFSORT Trick at:

http://www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/tricks/

shows how to do it.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> DFSORT/ICETOOL All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
This topic is locked: you cannot edit posts or make replies. Fetching data from BAI File arunsoods JCL & VSAM 1 Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:28 pm
No new posts Write out NODUPS but just from one file Jay Villaverde DFSORT/ICETOOL 8 Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:44 am
No new posts SORT to unpack a feild shr_amar DFSORT/ICETOOL 7 Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:32 am
No new posts How to add header with Date(YYMMDD) i... Rajan Moorthy DFSORT/ICETOOL 2 Thu Jul 06, 2017 11:44 pm
No new posts How to write Specific Fields from Mul... Padhu SYNCSORT 6 Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:26 am


Facebook
Back to Top
 
Mainframe Wiki | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Tutorials | Contact Us