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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2005 11:38 am    Post subject: File status clause and parm length
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Hi,

I have 2 queries:

A) why is the parm length defined as S9(04) instead of 9(04).

B) why the file-status clause is X(2) instead of 9(2). In what cases is it of help?

Thanks.
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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2005 11:14 pm    Post subject:
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the parm length defined as S9(04) instead of 9(04).


Same length.

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why the file-status clause is X(2) instead of 9(2).


In future, we can add alphabetics too...
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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2005 9:56 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

Pls. browse thru www.simotime.com for more on this. found the logic behind the file-status..
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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2005 3:01 pm    Post subject:
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HI ASHUTHOSH,

Please don't post the same question.Check the link.

http://ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=2994
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