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convert packed date fields into readable format with sort.

 
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sonu_winks

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 4:22 pm    Post subject: convert packed date fields into readable format with sort.
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Hi,

I want to convert a packed format date values into a format of readable mm/dd/yy using SORT.

Say, the packed decimal has a cobol equivalent declaration s9(6) comp-3.

this date fiend starts from 10th position, and it is in a variable length file.

help me with an OUTREC syntax.
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:18 pm    Post subject:
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Here's a DFSORT job that will do what you asked for. I assumed that the input field is in the form P'mmddyy' and when you say position 10 you're giving the data position so the actual position in the VB file is 10+4 (+4 for the RDW) = 14.

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=ICEMAN
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file (VB)
//SORTOUT DD DSN=...  output file (VB)
//SYSIN    DD    *
  OPTION COPY
  OUTREC BUILD=(1,13,14,4,PD,EDIT=(TT/TT/TT),18)
/*
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