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Sathishbabu M

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:51 pm    Post subject: To fetch system date in YYYYMMDD format
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Hi Friends,

Can any one help me to fetch the system date in YYYYMMDD format using sort.

Thanks,
Sathishbabu
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Arun Raj

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:55 pm    Post subject:
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Sathish,

You can use the DATE1 function to achieve this.

Code:
//STEP01  EXEC PGM=SORT
//SYSOUT    DD SYSOUT=*
//SORTOUT   DD SYSOUT=*
//SORTIN    DD *       
DUMMY RECORD           
//SYSIN     DD *       
  OPTION COPY         
  INREC BUILD=(&DATE1)
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:58 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks Arun....it works..
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