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avalanches

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2005 6:02 pm    Post subject: How to find if a temporary file is empty or not?
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Hi,

Is there a way to find out whether a temporary file is empty or not using JCL?

Thanks,
Cheers,
avalanches.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2005 6:09 pm    Post subject: Re: How to find if a temporary file is empty or not?
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Seems to me that you would use the same process as a cataloged dataset:

http://ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=590&highlight=empty
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2005 7:53 pm    Post subject: Re: How to find if a temporary file is empty or not?
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Hi,
Why don;t u give the count option in u r sysin statement .
hope u can find the solution.
thanks.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2005 12:06 am    Post subject:
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We have here in T-Systems a program developed to check this... and you can choose the condition code to be emitted in case of empty file... It helps a lot! I'll check if I can give you the Cobol code...
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