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What is the file status 9A

 
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sultan_noor89

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:09 pm    Post subject: What is the file status 9A
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hi all,

i want to know why the file status 9A has came..

how to overcome this??

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:12 pm    Post subject:
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Did you read the second thread in this very forum, the one that is titled

Sticky: COBOL qsam/vsam FILE STATUS CODES
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:51 pm    Post subject:
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is there anybody to hepl
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply to: what is the file status 9A??
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i want....

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is there anybody to hepl

You are not paying to get answers,
so any pressure You put on people will probably hurt rather than help to get a better/faster answer,
and... unless my calendar is wrong we are already in weekend time

here is pointer to the cobol bookshelf
http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/Shelves/IGY3SH40[/quote]
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 7:40 pm    Post subject: Re: what is the file status 9A??
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Is your FILE-STATUS WS Field defined as PIC S99?. If so, define it as PIC 99 instead and you'll find the "9A" has miraculously transformed itself into a "91".

Then, all will be forgiven.... icon_wink.gif

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