Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Mainframe wiki | Quick Ref
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 
In DFSORT, can we use a VB file with SYSIN

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> DFSORT/ICETOOL
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
gsbrar16

New User


Joined: 21 Dec 2006
Posts: 27
Location: india

PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 5:07 pm    Post subject: In DFSORT, can we use a VB file with SYSIN
Reply with quote

Hi All,
In DFSORT, can we use a VB file with SYSIN. Like
//SYSIN DD DSN=aaaaa.bbbbb.ccccc,DISP=SHR

Here aaaaa.bbbbb.ccccc is a VB(Variable blocked) file. When i am trying to run SORT woth this SYSIN stetement, i am getting MAXCC= 16. and a message that "sort statements npt found".

Please tell me if anything can be done. I dont want to change SYSIN statement.

Thanks and Regards
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

superk

Moderator Team Head


Joined: 26 Apr 2004
Posts: 4650
Location: Raleigh, NC, USA

PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 5:11 pm    Post subject: Re: VB file in SYSIN
Reply with quote

Here are the rules.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
expat

Global Moderator


Joined: 14 Mar 2007
Posts: 8593
Location: Back in jolly old England

PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 5:24 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

As far as I am aware, you need to use FB 80 for SYSIN with DFSORT.

If you do not want to change the SYSIN dataset, I can only suggest that you take a backup, and redefine the file with the correct attributes, and eliminate the need for any further changes.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
gsbrar16

New User


Joined: 21 Dec 2006
Posts: 27
Location: india

PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 6:36 pm    Post subject: Re: VB file in SYSIN
Reply with quote

Thanks for the Link.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Frank Yaeger

DFSORT Moderator


Joined: 15 Feb 2005
Posts: 7130
Location: San Jose, CA

PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 9:08 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

SYSIN must be FB, but you can use your VB file by converting it temporarily to an FB file. If you want me to show you how, tell me the LRECL of your VB file.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
gsbrar16

New User


Joined: 21 Dec 2006
Posts: 27
Location: india

PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 9:51 pm    Post subject: Re: In DFSORT, can we use a VB file with SYSIN
Reply with quote

Hi Frank,

Record length of my file is 80.


regards
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Frank Yaeger

DFSORT Moderator


Joined: 15 Feb 2005
Posts: 7130
Location: San Jose, CA

PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 1:13 am    Post subject:
Reply with quote

S1 sets up the temporary FB SYSIN file from your VB SYSIN file. S2 uses the temporary FB SYSIN file.

Code:

//S1 EXEC PGM=ICEMAN                                             
//SYSOUT DD SYSOUT=*                                             
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  SYSIN file (VB/80)                             
//SORTOUT DD DSN=&&C1,UNIT=SYSDA,SPACE=(CYL,(5,5)),DISP=(,PASS)   
//SYSIN DD *                                                     
  OPTION COPY                                                     
  OUTFIL VTOF,BUILD=(5,76,80:X)                       
/*
//S2 ...
...
//SYSIN DD DSN=&&C1,DISP=(OLD,PASS)
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
gsbrar16

New User


Joined: 21 Dec 2006
Posts: 27
Location: india

PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 9:34 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Thanks frank for your reply.

regards
Guralam Singh
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
No new posts Compare yesterday's date to the one o... migusd SYNCSORT 4 Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:35 pm
No new posts Split 1 file into 10 output Files - S... Prasanth Kumar SYNCSORT 5 Sat Sep 16, 2017 12:02 am
No new posts BUILD OUTFIL based on condition other... balaji81_k DFSORT/ICETOOL 13 Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:06 pm
No new posts Skip file from delete pema_yozer All Other Mainframe Topics 3 Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:19 pm
No new posts Join records from 2 files with No Dup... Poha Eater DFSORT/ICETOOL 21 Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:35 pm

Facebook
Back to Top
 
Job Vacancies | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Polls | Contact Us