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usharaniA

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 3:46 pm    Post subject: Close the opened File.
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Hi,
My requirement is,
Im running a rexx exec which will open a flat file and my exec append some lines to that opened falt file and write it into a new flat file, now my requirement is i want to close the opened flat file.
, please kindly suggest my any ideas in how to close the opened flat file in rexx.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 3:53 pm    Post subject:
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I haven't opened the file with
ADDRESS ISPEXEC "EDIT DATASET('"FILE"') MACRO("MACRO1")"
so i cant use the isredit end in the macro.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 4:09 pm    Post subject:
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since you managed to OPEN and WRITE to the file,
address the same service/application and CLOSE and FREE the file.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 4:29 pm    Post subject:
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actually im not writing any code to open the pds , im invoking a clist which opens the dataset, and the clist is in the system library so i dont have access to edit the clist
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Close the opened File.
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Im running a rexx exec which will open a flat file

So that was not true???

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im invoking a clist which opens the dataset,

Invoke another clist which closes the dataset. Look at the CLIST manual and read about the CLOSFILE instruction.

You might be able to do it from rexx using EXECIO too.
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