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Velmurugan_j

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2007 11:19 am    Post subject: how to know the last linkedited data & time of the load
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Hi,

Can anyone help me in finding out the last linkedited data and time of a load.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2007 11:28 am    Post subject: Reply to: how to know the last linkedited data & time of
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hi Velmurugan,

If you are looking for the last date & time on which the specific load was created then just VIEW the load dataset and you will be able to find a date in format (YYYYMMDD)
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2007 11:41 am    Post subject:
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Hi, What you see in YYYYMMDD is compilation date. Not last link-edited date. Link-edit date can be different from compilation date.

Consider the case of program A making a static call to program B.

Suppose If B is changed, then A need not be compiled, instead it can be just link-edited. In this case, Link-edit date and compilation date would be different for A. So its not the standard way of looking at the timestamp.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2007 11:50 am    Post subject:
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I am finding lot of dates in the load which one i should take........
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2007 11:57 am    Post subject: Reply to: how to know the last linkedited data & time of
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Venu,

Search for date which is associated with your program name.

Srihari,
YUP, you are correct, but the load doesn't contain timestamping for the link-edit. Hence in that case the compilation job in the SPOOL can be checked. If there is some other way then please let us know.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2007 7:23 pm    Post subject:
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You can extract the timestamp from load module using AMBLIST utility.

//REPORT EXEC PGM=AMBLIST
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSLIB DD DISP=SHR,DSN=Load module name
LISTIDR MEMBER=mem-name
LISTLOAD OUTPUT=XREF,MEMBER=mem-name
/*
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2007 7:31 pm    Post subject:
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Forgot to mention where to check the timestamp.. Please check in the SYSPRINT approximately 24th line will contain the details of the timestamp.
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