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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 7:31 pm    Post subject: Closing a file in cobol
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could anyone let me know if i tried to closing a file in cobol without open what will happen
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 8:46 pm    Post subject:
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If VSAM, file status 42 will occur.
For non VSAM, possibly the EXCEPTION/ERROR procedure (if specified) is executed.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:13 pm    Post subject:
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could anyone let me know if i tried to closing a file in cobol without open what will happen
It would depend on the way the program was written.

You might get some file status (if provided for) or an abend.

There is also a jcl consideration. If the disp is set as old,delete, the file would be deleted. . .
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