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sudhirk63

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 3:26 am    Post subject: Count lines of a VB file
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Hello,

I have seen the posts on counting lines of a FB file and writing the counts to a FB file. The JCL works perfect.

However when I have number of lines to be counted for a VB file the JCL gives an user abend of U0016.

The JCL I have used is as :

Code:

//RUN EXEC PGM=ICEMAN                                       
//SYSOUT DD SYSOUT=*                                       
//SORTIN DD DISP=SHR,DSN=Z930028.VB.OUT                     
//SORTOUT DD DSN=Z930028.NAMEXREC,                         
//           DISP=MOD                                       
//SYSIN DD *                                               
  OPTION COPY                                               
  OUTFIL NODETAIL,REMOVECC,                                 
  TRAILER1=('OUTPUT NUMBER OF ROWS : ',COUNT=(M10,LENGTH=9))
/*     


The Z930028.VB.OUT is a B file and Z930028.NAMEXREC is an FB file of LRECL of 80.
I tried using the VTOF, but still the job abended with U0016.

Can any one help me out as what am I doing wrong.

Thanks.

Sudhir
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 3:42 am    Post subject:
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Well, my system is down right now so I can't test it, but I think these DFSORT control statements will give you what you want:

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  OPTION COPY                                               
  OUTFIL NODETAIL,REMOVECC,                                 
    VTOF,BUILD=(80X),
    TRAILER1=('OUTPUT NUMBER OF ROWS : ',COUNT=(M10,LENGTH=9))
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CICS Guy

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 5:32 am    Post subject:
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Frank Yaeger wrote:
Well, my system is down right now so I can't test it
Oh my God, IBM is down?.....giggle......
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:02 pm    Post subject:
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Oh my God, IBM is down?.....giggle......


Ha ha. Of course you know that it was just one of IBM's many, many, many systems ... unfortunately, it was the one I use. It came back up just as I was leaving for the day. I just tested my job and it works fine.
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