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Call a COBOL program from a DFSORT control car

 
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Mathiv Anan

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:26 pm    Post subject: Call a COBOL program from a DFSORT control car
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Is it possible to call a COBOL program from a DFSORT control card.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 2:37 pm    Post subject:
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have you even tried looking in a dfsort document?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:06 pm    Post subject: call a COBOL program from a DFSORT control card
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I have seen assemblers working that way.

But haven't tried DFSORT document.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 6:39 pm    Post subject:
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There are exit points in SORT where you can call a program. Look at the DFSORT Application Programming guide.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 6:59 pm    Post subject: Call a COBOL program from a DFSORT control card
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Ok Thanks!
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 9:37 pm    Post subject:
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Is it possible to call a COBOL program from a DFSORT control card.


I'm not sure what you mean by this. If you mean "Can I call a DFSORT exit written in COBOL", then the answer is that you can call a DFSORT E15 or E35 exit written in COBOL. For details, see:

http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/ICE1CA20/4.0?DT=20060615185603

Specifically, 4.10 etc.

If you mean something else, please explain what you mean more clearly.
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