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mturangi

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 1:03 am    Post subject: How toWrite record count of a flat file to another flat file
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I got from the forum that using the following code we can get the
record count of a flat file into another flat file

OPTION COPY
OUTFIL REMOVECC,NODETAIL,
TRAILER1=(COUNT=(M11,LENGTH=8))

My requirement is to get the System date.
Number of records from the input file.
Using the following structure write (append) it to another flat file.

Structure of the Output file is

1:10 --> System Date
11:3 --> '033' (Hard Coded value. This remains constant always)
14:10 --> 'Table Name' (Hard Coded value. This remains constant always)
24:12 --> Records Count
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 1:26 am    Post subject:
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You can use a DFSORT job like this to do what you asked for. I assumed you wanted the system date in the form 'yyyy/mm/dd', but you can change the job to create other forms of the date, as appropriate.

Code:

//S1    EXEC  PGM=ICEMAN
//SYSOUT    DD  SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN DD DSN=...  input file
//SORTOUT DD DSN=...  output file (FB/35)
//SYSIN    DD    *
  OPTION COPY
  OUTFIL REMOVECC,NODETAIL,
    BUILD=(35X),
    TRAILER1=(DATE=(4MD/),'033','TABLE NAME',
      COUNT=(M11,LENGTH=12))
/*
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mturangi

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 2:40 am    Post subject: Reply to: How toWrite record count of a flat file to another
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Thank You Frank for Your Quick Response.

In our facility we are using SYNCSORT version 1.2.0.1R.
When I ran the JCL it gave me error on BUILD parameter. I am not sure if this version supports this Parameter.
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2008 2:51 am    Post subject:
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Sigh. This is the DFSORT Forum for questions on DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL. Please post Syncsort questions in the JCL Forum.

The job works fine with DFSORT.

I'm a DFSORT developer. DFSORT and Syncsort are competitive products. I'm happy to answer questions on DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL, but I don't answer questions on Syncsort.
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