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How to read flat file w/o COBOL

 
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sudhakar_mainframe
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:24 am    Post subject: How to read flat file w/o COBOL
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Hi all,

Is it possible to read a flat file sequentially with out using COBOL Pgm?

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:26 am    Post subject: Re: Hi
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Hi,
Using REXX,Quik job and easytreve you can read the flat file sequentially.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:30 am    Post subject:
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read a flat file sequentially with out using COBOL Pgm?


Yes using any programming language.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:23 pm    Post subject:
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Devzee wrote:
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read a flat file sequentially with out using COBOL Pgm?


Yes using any programming language.


Or any number of utilities.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 10:41 am    Post subject: Reading a file sequentially from JCL without using COBOL
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Hi,

is there any posibility of reading a file sequentially from JCL(with out using the cobol pgm)?

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 10:47 am    Post subject:
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sudhakar,

First thing, please provide meaningful line in the subject which best describes your query.

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is there any posibility of reading a file sequentially from JCL(with out using the cobol pgm)?

Yes.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 11:28 am    Post subject:
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sudhakar_mainframe

You posted same question few days back...see this

http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=22769
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 3:49 pm    Post subject:
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JCL is a Control Language. You can't read files using JCL only. However, you can EXECute a program to do the job (A utility is also a program).

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 8:21 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

Something has to issue the read. JCL has no read.

If you describe what you want to do we may be able to tell you how.
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