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What is the maximum length of the GDG name

 
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2007 3:36 pm    Post subject: What is the maximum length of the GDG name
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1. what is the maximum length of the GDG name?
2. What is the maximum length of the PDS?
3. Is there any command to trap JCL error without submitting ?
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2007 4:36 pm    Post subject:
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1) 44

2) Three foot, two and three quarter inches, unless it's a PDSE

3) Well, if you don't submit the job, and this includes TYPRUN=SCAN, how you going to know it will not JCL error, unless of course you have a JCL scanning software package available at your site.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2007 4:45 pm    Post subject:
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2) Three foot, two and three quarter inches, unless it's a PDSE


Could you share some more info on this please?
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2007 4:46 pm    Post subject:
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expat wrote:
2) Three foot, two and three quarter inches, unless it's a PDSE
In the case of a PDSE, it's 39.3700787 inches.....
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2007 5:10 pm    Post subject:
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Expat,

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2) Three foot, two and three quarter inches, unless it's a PDSE


Could you share some more info on this please?


I was using the largest font size available when I typed in the name of the PDS icon_biggrin.gif and measured its length. So that was the length of my PDS. As Bill Thompson has shown, the PDSE takes slightly less space than a PDS because it is self reorganising. icon_wink.gif
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2007 5:33 pm    Post subject:
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We need metric as well, eh?
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:42 pm    Post subject: Re: What is the maximum length of the GDG name
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1. 35.
2. 45.
3. JEM, JJ, JSCAN
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:24 pm    Post subject: Re: What is the maximum length of the GDG name
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dharmarao.

I think the max length for pds is 44(including the periods)..

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