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Creating Variable Block VB file using Easytrieve

 
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G-Johnson

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2008 1:20 am    Post subject: Creating Variable Block VB file using Easytrieve
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When creating a Variable Block file using Easytrieve, positions on the output file contain low-values. The Variable Block input file has spaces in those positions. Does anyone know why the spaces would be replaced by low values on the output file?

Code:
//FILE658  DD DSN=PMPCLN.CLSDAILY.BK080917,DISP=SHR,BUFNO=100
//TEMPTRAN  DD DSN=TSONGJO.CSSQMSTR,DISP=(,CATLG,DELETE),     
//          SPACE=(CYL,(100,25),RLSE),UNIT=SYSDA,BUFNO=100,   
//          DCB=(RECFM=VB,LRECL=3769,BLKSIZE=0)               

//SYSIN     DD *                                             

FILE FILE658                                                 
  T2-KEY          1     16   A                               

FILE TEMPTRAN                                                 

JOB INPUT TEMP658                                             

PUT TEMPTRAN FROM TEMP658
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2008 6:57 pm    Post subject:
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I assume the PUT should reference FILE658 rather than TEMP658, correct?

CA-Easytrieve/Plus Reference Guide wrote:
Code:
Variable-Length SAM File Creation with Record-Length
FILE INFILE VB(100 504)
FIELD 1 5 A
FILE OUTFILE VB(100 504)
FIELD 1 5 A
JOB INPUT INFILE NAME MYPROG
OUTFILE:RECORD-LENGTH = INFILE:RECORD-LENGTH
PUT OUTFILE FROM INFILE               
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2008 7:11 pm    Post subject:
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Thank you very much for the example. It works as anticpated.
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