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Can we copy VSAM file to GDG member?

 
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dinakarpotu

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2007 9:11 pm    Post subject: Can we copy VSAM file to GDG member?
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Friends,

Can we copy VSAM File to GDG Member using REPRO?

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2007 9:14 pm    Post subject:
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Yes, why would you have any doubt?
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2007 10:16 pm    Post subject:
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Hello dinakarpotu and welcome to the forums,

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Can we copy VSAM File to GDG Member using REPRO


Please clarify what you are asking - Partioned DataSets have members, Generation Data Groups have a base and (usually) some number of generations (GnnnnVnn).

As was posted, yes, you can create a new generation (+1) using REPRO.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2007 12:12 am    Post subject:
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In REPRO you cannot directly reference GDG with brackets (??).

However you can give the GDG full name like qual1.qual2.G000xxvxx in the repro command.

But you can use REPRO infile(ddname) outfile(ddname) and the ddname can be GDG.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2007 12:55 am    Post subject:
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But, for such a simple task to perform, why did you not test it yourself using a small test file before posting the thread.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2007 4:40 pm    Post subject:
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Devzee REPRO has recognised GDG with brackets
I was able to do REPRO for VSAM to GDG Member

//STEP2OF4 EXEC PGM=IDCAMS,REGION=1024K
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*
//OLD DD DSN=TMS623.DINAKAR.TEST.VSAM,DISP=OLD
//NEW DD DSN=TQTSGD00.DINAKAR.GDG(+1),
// DISP=(NEW,CATLG,DELETE),
// UNIT=DASD,SPACE=(CYL,(500,500),RLSE),
// DCB=(DPXXCD00.GDGMODEL,RECFM=FB,LRECL=4)
//SYSIN DD *
REPRO -
INFILE(OLD) -
OUTFILE(NEW)
/*
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 9:06 am    Post subject:
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dinakarpotu
Read my post again and understand what I explained.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 11:12 am    Post subject: Devzee
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Thanks for correcting.I had missed out the last line in ur post:-)
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