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What is Empty VSAM file error

 
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praneethgokul

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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2005 10:13 am    Post subject: What is Empty VSAM file error
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Hi all,

I have 3 doubts regarding emtpy vsam file


1) What is Empty VSAM file error?

2) When does it occurrs?

3) How to resolve it?

Please Help me

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brain_s390

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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2005 10:13 pm    Post subject: Re: empty vsam file error
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Hi Praneeth,

If we attempt to open an empty VSAM file in input mode the pgm will fail.An empty file can be opened for output only. In the output mode the program will write a dummy record to the file & then delete it out.
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gnagakishore

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PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2005 7:38 pm    Post subject: Re: empty vsam file error
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if u attenpt to open an empty vsam file u will get the error 160.
to over come this write a dummy program which opens it and closes it.
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