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Cut value from a given file and pass it to program?

 
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tushar.zibbu

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:14 pm    Post subject: Cut value from a given file and pass it to program?
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Am looking out for a method in JCL by which, I can cut some value from the given Input file and pass it on to the program.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:24 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Cut value from a given file and pass it to program
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I'm presuming that you want to use a SORT program, but you're going to have to provide more details.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Reply to: Cut value from a given file and pass it to pro
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superk wrote:
I'm presuming that you want to use a SORT program, but you're going to have to provide more details.
What sort of info? Please clarify?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:46 pm    Post subject:
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My requirement is to remove the trailor record from Input file and add the "AMOUNT VALUE" present in it (trailor record) to the one coming from the Input file.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 10:27 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

This should be doable using SORT but we do need some better information as asked earlier.

'Better information' would comprise:

- LRECL & RECFM of input/output file.
- How can one identify the trailer reocrd.
- At what position 'AMOUNT VALUE' starts
- 'position' of value 'coming from input file'

I hope once we get above details, you might fetch some good replies...Good Luck.. icon_smile.gif
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