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Clean up datasets thru REXX

 
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sathiya_09

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 6:42 pm    Post subject: Clean up datasets thru REXX
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Hi

I need a REXX tool which can report the list of datasets provided the higher qualifier or even more than one qualifier.

Also can we get the name of the user who actually created a dataset(thru REXX)?

Thanks!
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superk

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 7:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Clean up datasets thru REXX
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sathiya_09 wrote:
I need a REXX tool which can report the list of datasets provided the higher qualifier or even more than one qualifier.


There is nothing in REXX that can provide what you need.

You can, however, write a program that uses the TSO command LISTCAT,
or the ISPF Service LMDLIST.

sathiya_09 wrote:
Also can we get the name of the user who actually created a dataset(thru REXX)?


See this FAQ on topics not eligible for discussion.
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Ganesh.Deokar

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 8:02 pm    Post subject:
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You can get a list of all cataloged datasets providing a HLQ or upto 2 levels. You need to use listcat and outtrap funcations.

Here is the sample:

Code:
/*REXX*/
address tso             
qual= 'USERID'           
x = outtrap(var.)       
"listcat level('"qual"')"
do a = 1 to var.0 by 2   
   say word(var.a,3)     
end                     
exit       
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