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Deepak nigam

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 11:55 am    Post subject: How can we use cobol in unix platform
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how can we use cobol in unix platform?
how we link the file?
how can we pass parameter,data to cobol program?
i have used cobol in MVS.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 4:55 pm    Post subject:
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how can we use cobol in unix platform?

You can use MF COBOL
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how we link the file?

In select statement you got to give the physical path location of the file.
More details refer to MF COBOL manual.

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how can we pass parameter,data to cobol program?
You can use SHELL scripts, similar to JCL and pass parameters
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i have used cobol in MVS.
Now use MF cobol in Unix
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thanks dear, specialy for the last answer icon_smile.gif
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how can we link db2 table with cobol in unix plateform?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 4:35 pm    Post subject:
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You can also use opencobol in *nix.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:15 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How can we use cobol in unix platform
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All the answer will be in the documentation for the COBOL product You will be running on the UNIX platform chosen

for example ...
http://docs.hp.com/en/dev.html#COBOL
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 9:48 pm    Post subject:
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In select statement you got to give the physical path location of the file.
Or, you can specify a symbolic name (rather than the specific full path) which makes execution much more straightforward.

Using the symbolic name allows the same executabled to be run using many different path/filenames which is a big help for testing versus production or if there is some need for a "special" run.
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