Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Master the Mainframes
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 

 

Program level no from Joblog

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> CA Products
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
Gnanas N

Active Member


Joined: 06 Sep 2007
Posts: 788
Location: Chennai, India

PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:06 pm    Post subject: Program level no from Joblog
Reply with quote

Hi all,
Is it possible to get the program's level no from Joblog which is run?

Program is stored in Panvalet.

I have to confirm that level no of program in Panvalet and program which is run should be the same.

Please do let me know if you need any info. I am new to use Panvalet. Sorry.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

Craq Giegerich

Senior Member


Joined: 19 May 2007
Posts: 1512
Location: Virginia, USA

PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:10 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

We maintain a VERSION Number in the program and display it when the program begins. I don't think there would be any way of determining the program version from the log without something like that.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Gnanas N

Active Member


Joined: 06 Sep 2007
Posts: 788
Location: Chennai, India

PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:12 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Thanks Craq.

Yes. It's correct. But some programs are not having DISPLAY statement to find out.

How to resolve in this case?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Mistermind
Warnings : 2

New User


Joined: 08 Feb 2008
Posts: 46
Location: Dublin

PostPosted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 4:48 am    Post subject:
Reply with quote

The package PMSS, if you have it, will give a Panvalet directory listing, I believe including program version number. If I remember right from 9 years ago, you would be able to list just one program by name.

If you run this special step just before executing the loadmodule to get the date corresponding to the version, then run something like SUPERC or Fileaid to extract the datestamp on the loadmodule, the two listings can confirm the two datestamps are the same, or different, to the human eye. Version number is so private to Panvalet, z/OS will not even try to display the loadmodule version being executed.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
enrico-sorichetti

Global Moderator


Joined: 14 Mar 2007
Posts: 10276
Location: italy

PostPosted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:52 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Program level no from Joblog
Reply with quote

I would not get into the hassle of checking at every execution

even if Your company does not have any source version/control/build/promote product

a periodic health check should be enough
but still the task is not easy
I do not know about about othe source control packages
but with SCLM is possible to add info to the load module in order to see the congruence with the corresponding sources

with anything else You must rely on the vicinity of the timestamps of the source and the load

what if for some reason the source was modified and the compile/ling was done after 2 days...
modified on friday evening, compiled/lnked on monday morning
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 -> CA Products All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts Writing a file using online program grvtomar PL/I & Assembler 3 Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:06 pm
No new posts pre-compiler for program in an HFS Pedro DB2 0 Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:13 pm
No new posts Compiling program in endeavor for tra... RALAKKAL Compuware & Other Tools 4 Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:27 pm
No new posts COBOL DB2 program - zIIP eligible vasanthz COBOL Programming 7 Wed May 31, 2017 5:12 am
No new posts DB2 Program abending without giving a... rahulgarg14 DB2 7 Mon May 29, 2017 8:10 pm


Facebook
Back to Top
 
Mainframe Wiki | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Tutorials | Contact Us