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Difference between Return code and Extended Return code.

 
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Abhushan_s

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:14 am    Post subject: Difference between Return code and Extended Return code.
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Hi I wanted to the Difference Between the "Return Code" and the "Extend Code"? Could someone help me with that?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:31 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Did you intend this to be a jcl question?

I am not aware of an extended return code in jcl icon_confused.gif
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 10:19 am    Post subject: Re: Difference between Return code and Extended Return code.
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Abhushan_s wrote:
Hi I wanted to the Difference Between the "Return Code" and the "Extend Code"? Could someone help me with that?

This smells like a COBOL question. icon_wink.gif

Are you referring to the two-byte display-numeric file-status (return-code) and the six-byte group-level extended file-status (extend-code, which consists of three elementary binary-halfwords) defined to a given VSAM file in a COBOL SELECT statement?

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:07 am    Post subject:
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quote] Are you referring to the two-byte display-numeric file-status (return-code) and the six-byte group-level extended file-status[/quote]

Yes i was referring to that code only. icon_smile.gif
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:22 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Please look here:
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr/BOOKS/dgt2d540/CCONTENTS
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:24 am    Post subject:
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Hey, thank you! icon_smile.gif
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:26 am    Post subject: Reply to: Difference between Return code and Extended Return
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You're welcome icon_smile.gif

Also, at the top of the page is a link to "IBM Manuals". One of them is the COBOL Programming Guide. It also has cobol/vsam info.

Good luck icon_wink.gif

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