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Return code of 04 when an empty VSAM file is used

 
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radhika.N

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:31 pm    Post subject: Return code of 04 when an empty VSAM file is used
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Hi
Could anyone tell me how to get a return code of 04 when an empty VSAM file is used. Just provide some sample code also if possible.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:37 pm    Post subject:
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How is the VSAM file going to be processed, via a program or are you talking of a pre program test scenario ?
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:41 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Return code of 04 when an empty VSAM file is used
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the gentleman already asked under a different heading
but since he had in the icetool run

//TOOLIN DD DUMMY

I replied him to check the docs

but he preferred to ask again
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 9:02 pm    Post subject:
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radhika.N,

See the "Set RC=12 or RC=4 if file is empty, has more than n records, etc" Smart DFSORT Trick at:

http://www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/tricks/
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