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Amit Goswami

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:17 am    Post subject: File Handling- Confusion
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I am confused.. Situation i like that
1. I have a JCL
2. JCL executes a program pgm-a
3. pgm-a call another program pgm-b

I need to add file pgm-b. I did like this. I added all File Control and descrrption in pgm-b and declared that file in JCL. I am little bit confused since JCL is executing pgm-a.

Am i right? If not, what should be correct approach.
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 12:08 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

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I am confused
... icon_smile.gif ..agree, sentence construction of your post shows this.. icon_smile.gif. But this
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I added all File Control and descrrption in pgm-b and declared that file in JCL. I am little bit confused since JCL is executing pgm-a.

is prefectly right. Hopefully Clouds of confusion are fading away.. icon_smile.gif
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:25 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

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I am little bit confused since JCL is executing pgm-a.
There will be one EXECution per step. Regardless of which module uses a dataset, the DD statement for that dataset will follow the EXEC.

You have done this correctly.
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