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VIKAS GAIKWAD

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 9:14 am    Post subject: Is there any utility to Initialise VSAM file
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Hi,

Is there any utility to Initialise VSAM file?

Ony way is to EDIT vsam file, write dummy record in it, save.
Again open the file in EDIT mode, delete the dummy record, save.

But is there any standard utility to do this?


Vikas.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:28 pm    Post subject:
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None that I know of.

I have a REXX somewhere that writes low and high value keys into a KSDS, and just leaves them there.

The workdsn is VB 2004

Code:

/* REXX ** POPULATE SELECTED VSAM KSDS WITH HIGH AND LOW HEX KEYS    */

Z = MSG('OFF')
ARG PF US SI .
IF PF = '.' THEN PF = ''
IF US = '.' THEN US = ''
IF SI = '.' THEN SI = ''

WORKDSN = STRIP(PF!!US!!SI!!"WORK")

S1 = "KEYLEN"
S2 = "RKP"
S3 = "REC-TOTAL"
S4 = "MAXLRECL"

"EXECIO * DISKR VSAMFLS ( STEM FLS. FINIS"
DO A = 1 TO FLS.0
  PARSE VAR FLS.A DSN
  DSN = STRIP(DSN)

  CX1 = 0
  CX2 = 0
  CX3 = 0

  X=OUTTRAP(LST.)
  " LISTC ENT('"DSN"') ALL"
  X=OUTTRAP(OFF)

  DO B = 20 TO LST.0

    IF CX1 <> 1 THEN IX1 = POS(S1,LST.B)
    IF CX2 <> 1 THEN IX2 = POS(S2,LST.B)
    IF CX3 <> 1 THEN IX3 = POS(S3,LST.B)

    IF IX1 <> 0 & CX1 <> 1 THEN DO
      KLN = STRIP(TRANSLATE(SUBSTR(LST.B,IX1+6,18),' ','-'))
      CX1 = 1
    END
    IF IX2 <> 0 & CX2 <> 1 THEN DO
      KPS = STRIP(TRANSLATE(SUBSTR(LST.B,IX2+6,18),' ','-'))
      RL1 = POS(S4,LST.B)
      RLN = STRIP(TRANSLATE(SUBSTR(LST.B,RL1+8,16),' ','-'))
      CX2 = 1
    END
    IF IX3 <> 0 & CX3 <> 1 THEN DO
      RCS = STRIP(TRANSLATE(SUBSTR(LST.B,IX3+9,15),' ','-'))
      CX3 = 1
    END

    IF CX1 & CX2 & CX3 THEN DO
      B = LST.0
      IF RCS <> 0 THEN DO
        SAY "RECORDS COUNT GT 0 FOR "DSN
        ITERATE A
      END
      "FREE  FI(WORK,VSAM)"
      "ALLOC FI(WORK) DA('"WORKDSN"') SHR"
      "ALLOC FI(VSAM) DA('"DSN"') SHR"
      IF KPS > 0 THEN AA = LEFT(' ',KPS)!!COPIES('00'X,KLN)
       ELSE AA = COPIES('00'X,KLN)
      QUEUE AA
      IF KPS > 0 THEN AA = LEFT(' ',KPS)!!COPIES('00'X,KLN)
       ELSE AA = COPIES('FF'X,KLN)
      QUEUE AA
      "EXECIO" QUEUED() "DISKW WORK ( FINIS"
      "FREE  FI(WORK)"
      "ALLOC FI(WORK) DA('"WORKDSN"') SHR"
      " REPRO IFILE(WORK) OFILE(VSAM) "
      SAY "RETURN CODE "RIGHT(RC,4)" FOR "DSN
      "FREE  FI(WORK,VSAM)"
      ITERATE A
    END
  END
END
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 11:31 am    Post subject:
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Sorry Expat,

I don't EXX.

Thanks,

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 10:35 pm    Post subject:
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VIKAS GAIKWAD wrote:
Sorry Expat,

I don't EXX.

Thanks,

Vikas.


You don't need to, I've written it for you icon_rolleyes.gif

All you need to do is to write the JCL to execute it.

I have stated what is required for the work file, VB 2004
and DD VSAMFLS contains a list of the files that you want initialise.

You can remove the lines below

ARG PF US SI .
IF PF = '.' THEN PF = ''
IF US = '.' THEN US = ''
IF SI = '.' THEN SI = ''

And replace

WORKDSN = STRIP(PF!!US!!SI!!"WORK")

with

WORKDSN = "the name of the dataset allocated to DD WORK"

and it should work
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