Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Master the Mainframes
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 

 

Identify the region in which a batch cobol program runs

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
dhanya unnikrishnan

New User


Joined: 21 May 2008
Posts: 1
Location: USA

PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 1:49 am    Post subject: Identify the region in which a batch cobol program runs
Reply with quote

Hi,

I have a code which will post JCLs.I need to put a check in program to identify the region in which it runs test or production.

Is there any way to do that.

Thanks,
Dhanya
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

mmwife

Super Moderator


Joined: 30 May 2003
Posts: 1592

PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 2:03 am    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Hi Dhanya,

Not sure what "post" means.

Alittle more detail might help too. Where does the JCL reside? Does it contain procs? Don't your shop have a prod environment with JCL/source/load libs dedicated? The same w/test.

Or am I misunderstanding your ques?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
enrico-sorichetti

Global Moderator


Joined: 14 Mar 2007
Posts: 10274
Location: italy

PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 2:04 am    Post subject: Reply to: Identify the region in which a batch cobol program
Reply with quote

even if I strongly disagree on the approach
- the application development should not be impacted by system setup
- if the system setup changes, the program must reflect those changes
- the program must keep track of all the possible system combinations

here is a pointer to a code snippet that should be
evaluated and approved by Your support before being used

http://gsf-soft.com/Freeware/COB2SYS.shtml

the best approach would be to pass a parameter
any scheduler can fill the info at submit time,
screening the application from system setup details
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Craq Giegerich

Senior Member


Joined: 19 May 2007
Posts: 1512
Location: Virginia, USA

PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 2:09 am    Post subject: Re: Identify the region in which a batch cobol program runs
Reply with quote

dhanya unnikrishnan wrote:
Hi,

I have a code which will post JCLs.I need to put a check in program to identify the region in which it runs test or production.

Is there any way to do that.

Thanks,
Dhanya
Set a working storage copy member in test and production with the same name but different values.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts Could we identify the called modules ... elixir1986 COBOL Programming 5 Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:53 am
No new posts XML Parse for COBOL 5.2 Bhanu Praveen COBOL Programming 1 Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:58 pm
No new posts Writing a file using online program grvtomar PL/I & Assembler 3 Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:06 pm
No new posts pre-compiler for program in an HFS Pedro DB2 0 Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:13 pm
No new posts Identify top 30 big tables or indexes... ashek15 DB2 0 Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:01 am


Facebook
Back to Top
 
Mainframe Wiki | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Tutorials | Contact Us