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mohantv

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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2005 5:59 pm    Post subject: updating a flat file
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I have coded a cobol pgm of updating a flat file of variable length.
The pgm works fine for flat files with SMS-compressible-NO option.
But it creates a pblm fr the file with SMS-compressible-YES option.
It gives a error that FILE-STATUS is 90 i.e. open error.
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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2005 11:03 pm    Post subject:
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What's your JCL?
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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2005 12:15 pm    Post subject: Re: updating a flat file
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how can u update flat file?
can i have code for that program?
what is sms yes&sms no.
let me know.
plz give me reply.
file status 90 is logical error.
i think that is open mode problem.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2005 8:39 am    Post subject: Re: updating a flat file
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FD section.
Block contains 0.
Record varying in length from 1 to 4092.

In my jcl.

sysut1 is the input file name.
sysut2 is the op file with the attributes that are same of the input file.

Can you please tell on what basis does the system gives the attributes as sms compressible yes or no.
Is it on the basis of the reocords it contain?
I just copied ten records of that file then it showed me sms compressible yes and the pgm worked.
But whe i tried to copy the whole big file what tracks and cylinders or any option should i give so that it gives sms compressible no.

Try to pls emphasize on sms compressiblitys creteria.

waiting for the reply...........
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