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Maximum amount of data that we can give thru SYSIN DD *

 
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manikant pathak

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2005 5:25 pm    Post subject: Maximum amount of data that we can give thru SYSIN DD *
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hi, can anyone tell me what is the maximum amount of data that we can give thru SYSIN DD *?

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2005 6:03 pm    Post subject: Re: sysin dd question
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There's no limit.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2005 6:53 pm    Post subject:
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if you are giving sysin dd * for a cobol program then maximum limit is 64kb since max size of working storage canbe 64k only.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2005 8:20 pm    Post subject:
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Plz tell which one is right. but i think it is only 64kb .
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2005 7:00 am    Post subject: Re: Maximum amount of data that we can give thru SYSIN DD *
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Well, this question was posted in the JCL forum, not a COBOL forum, so I'm not sure how you both are making any conclusions about this being specifically related to COBOL.

I have seen many Remote Job Entry (RJE) jobs where literally Gigabytes of data are passed instream to an output dataset, so I stand behind my original answer.

Now, if the O/P wishes to elaborate further, or clarify the question, then maybe the answer might be different. Although, even though I'm not a programmer, I could swear that I've read that the W-S section can contain many Megabytes of data.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2005 7:39 am    Post subject:
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You're right Kevin. I don't know where they get their info. It's a bit bizarre.

Try this link guys:

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IBM Link for Enterprise COBOL limits.
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http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/IGY3LR10/APPENDIX1.2?DT=20020920180651
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