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Selva-kumar

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2007 4:58 pm    Post subject: Can i copy selective records from a file?
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I have a ksds file which have some 100 records. The structure of the file is

A pic9(05) - Record key
B pic 9(02)
C pic9(03)


I need to copy records which have the value of A as 12345 or 67890.

I can do it in COBOL. But is it possible in JCL or any kind of file-manager?
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2007 5:12 pm    Post subject:
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IDCAMS or SORT will be able to do that
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2007 8:21 pm    Post subject:
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Here's a DFSORT job that will do what you asked for:

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=ICEMAN
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file
//SORTOUT DD DSN=...  output file
//SYSIN    DD    *
  OPTION COPY
  RECORD TYPE=F
  INCLUDE COND=(1,5,ZD,EQ,+12345,OR,1,5,ZD,EQ,+67890)
/*


If you're not familiar with DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL, I'd suggest reading through "z/OS DFSORT: Getting Started". It's an excellent tutorial, with lots of examples, that will show you how to use DFSORT, DFSORT's ICETOOL and DFSORT Symbols. You can access it online, along with all of the other DFSORT books, from:

www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/srtmpub.html
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