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main_ani_frame

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 6:53 pm    Post subject: Want to repro a ps file into an LDS
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Hi all,

I want to repro a ps file into an LDS. However, since I cannot use RECORDSIZE as this cannot be coded for a LDS. The ps file has the following specification:

VOLUME=<I cannot tell you that as it is classified
information of my company>

DSORG=PS

RECFM=FB

LRECL=80

BLKSIZE=27920

SPACE=(TRK,(1,2))


If I do not specify RECORDSIZE during the LDS definition, it results in recordsize being 0. In order to confirm that, I created a PS file which had LRECL=80 and REPROed it. It got in the LDS.

I want to know how to specify the recordsize for an LDS.

I hope I made myself clear.... Thanks for reading my question. Hope you can help me soon.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Want to repro a ps file into an LDS
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A linear data set is a VSAM data set with a control interval size of 4096 bytes to 32,768 bytes in increments of 4096 bytes. An LDS has no imbedded control information in its CI, that is, no record definition fields (RDFs) and no control interval definition fields (CIDFs). Therefore, all LDS bytes are data bytes. Logical records must be blocked and deblocked by the application program—but logical records do not exist from the point of view of VSAM.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 8:47 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

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I want to repro a ps file into an LDS.
For what purpose?

If this is just an experiment, i suppose it won't hurt anything. If this is for some production use, i'd suggest making a different plan. . . FWIW.
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main_ani_frame

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2007 3:05 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks for the replies. I made a wrong statement.

Wrong :

If I do not specify RECORDSIZE during the LDS definition, it results in recordsize being 0. In order to confirm that, I created a PS file which had LRECL=80 and REPROed it. It got in the LDS.

Right:

If I do not specify RECORDSIZE during the LDS definition, it results in recordsize being 0. In order to confirm that, I created a PS file which had LRECL=0 and REPROed it. It got in the LDS.

Yes, it is just for experimentation. I wanted to get my concept straight. Thanks again for the replies.
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