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diwa_thilak

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 8:46 pm    Post subject: Length of Instream Data
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Hi all,

Is there any maximum limit for the instream data?

like only 100 characters ?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 8:50 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Length of Instream Data
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254 bytes last I knew of.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 9:06 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks dude.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2008 4:12 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

what exactly is instream data ?

My understanding it was data passed via a DD * statement and hence it could only have a length of 80.

Gerry
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:15 am    Post subject:
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Hi Gerry,

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it was data passed via a DD * statement and hence it could only have a length of 80.
1 for 2 icon_smile.gif

Yup, it is dd *, but is not limited to 80. As Kevin mentioned, the max is 254.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:25 am    Post subject:
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Hi Dick,

if I submit a job with DD * it truncates the data to 80.

There must be a parameter somewhere that needs setting ?


Does that mean JCL can be longer than 80 ?


I created a PDS with LRECL of 254 and when trying to submit the JCL
I received the following :-

RECORD LENGTH OF DATA SET CSCSGLC.TEST.PDS NOT 80

Gerry
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:29 am    Post subject:
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Hi Dick,

I better make it clearer, when I use the submit command, it truncates the DD * data to 80, when in ISPF 3.4 and TYPE "E" and place a "J" next to the member I receive the message :-


RECORD LENGTH OF DATA SET CSCSGLC.TEST.PDS NOT 80

Gerry
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:44 am    Post subject:
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Hi Gerry,

Taxing my memory here. . . icon_smile.gif

IIRC, jcl is limited to 80, but instream data is not.

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There must be a parameter somewhere that needs setting ?
I believe there is a jes parm, but i do not remember which.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:49 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

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I created a PDS with LRECL of 254 and when trying to submit the JCL


Is it possible to submit a Job using PDS in SYSIN ?

I beleive it has to be a PS rather PDS. If PDS then member name should be provided.

Am i rt ?
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:00 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

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Is it possible to submit a Job using PDS in SYSIN ? . . . I beleive it has to be a PS rather PDS. If PDS then member name should be provided.
Yes, a member of a pds may be used as SYSIN. Multiple concatenated members might also be used. . .
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