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Using JCL to Reference a member of a PDS that is a GDG

 
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cpuhawg

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:44 pm    Post subject: Using JCL to Reference a member of a PDS that is a GDG
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A PDS dataset can be defined as a GDG. How do you code the JCL to READ a member of the GDG in?

Something like:
DSN=HLQ.AAAA.BBBB.CCCC(0)(MEMNAME)
does not work
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Using JCL to Reference a member of a PDS that is a GDG
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I believe that you have to fully-qualify the dataset

DSN=HLQ.AAAA.BBBB.CCCC.G0000V00(MEMNAME)
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 10:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Using JCL to Reference a member of a PDS that is a GDG
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That's was I was afraid of. I'll just use a utility to extract the information from the member in a separate step and pass the data.

Thanks for the quick reply...
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