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GDG version on JES2 and JES3

 
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skkp2006

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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 6:49 pm    Post subject: GDG version on JES2 and JES3
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Why do we mention +1 for a GDG version when its getting created in a previous step in the same job??

I searched the forum for clues.... and what i got is

"If you are running under JES2 it's +1. By running JES3 it's 0.
JES2 is cataloging Datasets at JobEnd and JES3 is cataloging Datasets at StepEnd." from UmeySan

Is this TRUE???

I tried with a sequential dataset in which the job is abending down the lane but the sequential files are getting created in the previous steps and catalogued and i am on a JES2 system.


If this is the case we should mention +0 for GDG versions.Can somebody please clarify this query??
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 7:26 pm    Post subject:
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I would suggest that there is a difference between the way in which the two operating systems interpret the JCL at reader time.
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 7:30 pm    Post subject: Re: GDG version on JES2 and JES3
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I'm curious as to why the O/P cares what JES3 does if they're a JES2 shop?
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Maybe he has an IV coming up icon_biggrin.gif
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