Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Mainframe wiki | Quick Ref
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 
Need to get program back from load library

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> JCL & VSAM
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
rups

New User


Joined: 19 Jan 2006
Posts: 17
Location: bangalore

PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:29 pm    Post subject: Need to get program back from load library
Reply with quote

hi,

i have forgotten the library name in which i have coded the Cobol program,but i am having load module of it.is there a way by which we can convert the load library back to source program,if not can we find the program's library name from load library.

rups
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

enrico-sorichetti

Global Moderator


Joined: 14 Mar 2007
Posts: 10326
Location: italy

PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:35 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Need to get program back from load library
Reply with quote

sorry to disillusion You,
both answers are ... NO, NO

But, if You know the procedure to which Your program belongs,
You might have a starting point for a source search
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
rups

New User


Joined: 19 Jan 2006
Posts: 17
Location: bangalore

PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:52 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Need to get program back from load library
Reply with quote

Enrico,

thanks for replying,but i am unable to search using procedure also.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Anuj Dhawan

Senior Member


Joined: 22 Apr 2006
Posts: 6258
Location: Mumbai, India

PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:19 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Do you remember the load library name, which 'tool' do you use for link-editing of COBOL development programs?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
enrico-sorichetti

Global Moderator


Joined: 14 Mar 2007
Posts: 10326
Location: italy

PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:24 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Need to get program back from load library
Reply with quote

By procedure I was' nt meaning the JCL procedure..
I was referring to the application..
In banking they would be something like..
current accounts, deposits, loans, ...

If You think it could help You to do some backtracking
byfinding out the compilation/link date You could run an
"AMBLIST" on the load module

see this post on how
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=23986&highlight=amblist
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
rups

New User


Joined: 19 Jan 2006
Posts: 17
Location: bangalore

PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:49 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Need to get program back from load library
Reply with quote

Anuj,

I do remember the load library name.here we don't use tools to link-editing the Cobol development programs,instead we link-edit through running jobs manually.since i have link-edited the program long time back the jobs are deleted from my spool.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
dick scherrer

Site Director


Joined: 23 Nov 2006
Posts: 19270
Location: Inside the Matrix

PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:26 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Hello,

The manual compile/link job is your "tool". Does your system use "standard" compile jcl? Many organizations use "common" source libraries and your program is hopefully in one of them. If you have some personal datasets that contain source, you might look there as well.

As has been discussed in the forums before, retrieving source from a load module is almost always not feasible.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> JCL & VSAM All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts How to write Rexx program to size and... sreejeshcs CLIST & REXX 14 Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:26 am
No new posts Table(Unicode(Graphic) table) loading... muralikrishnan_new DB2 0 Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:10 pm
No new posts Accessing CICS tran with map from JCL... navdeepaggarwal CICS 5 Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:15 pm
This topic is locked: you cannot edit posts or make replies. How to save expanded jcl's into one l... enrico-sorichetti CLIST & REXX 13 Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:45 pm
No new posts Writing a file using online program grvtomar PL/I & Assembler 3 Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:06 pm

Facebook
Back to Top
 
Job Vacancies | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Polls | Contact Us