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Get the last record of file

 
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rupesh gullu

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:25 pm    Post subject: Get the last record of file
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I want code to just read the last record and skip the others.

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Rupesh
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Aaru

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply to: how to get the last record of file
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Rupesh,

Quote:
can we write a sort card for this


YES. Are you using SYNCSORT or DFSORT?

If DFSORT is installed in the site, then use the SUBSET operator.

Code:
//S1  EXEC  PGM=ICETOOL                                           
//TOOLMSG   DD  SYSOUT=*                                           
//DFSMSG    DD  SYSOUT=*                                           
//IN DD DSN=...  input file                                       
//OUT DD DSN=...  output file         
//TOOLIN DD *                                                     
SUBSET FROM(IN) TO(OUT) KEEP INPUT LAST
/*   



btw, you can also use FILEAID in batch for your reqt.
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Skolusu

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:03 pm    Post subject:
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Rupesh gullu

For complete details on the new SUBSET and the other new functions available with PTF UK90013, see:

www.ibm.com/systems/support/storage/software/sort/mvs/ugpf/
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