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ashu12

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 7:07 pm    Post subject: Logical File Name in FILE CONTROL Section
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in file control which is one the logic file name it is in slectfile or the assign file
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 10:49 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

When you have a question, please start a new topic for your question rather than post it as a reply to an unrelated topic.

Please clarify your question. How will the answer be used? Knowing that may help us provide a more useful answer.

I created the new title and if that is incorrect, please let us know and the title can be corrected.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 5:26 am    Post subject:
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Hi ashu,

If you mean by your ques:

"Which of the select/assign stmt names is used in the pgm logic?" The ans is: the select name; e.g. SELECT FILE-A-OP ASSIGN TO FILEAOP. FILE-A-OP is used in the pgm; FILEAOP is used as the ddname in the JCL.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:40 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

Some people percept SELECT/ASSIGN clause as:

Code:
SELECT logical-file-name ASSIGN TO DD-name.


Former is termed as logical-file-name because it does not have any physical existence.

Hope this helps.
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