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Return value from a file into a JCL symbol

 
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:17 pm    Post subject: Return value from a file into a JCL symbol
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I need to get a value which is in a SEQ file to assign it to a JCL symbol and then use this symbol in a PROC

Ex : value 50 in SEQ file
return 50 in &A so that &A=50
then do a loop in a PROC 50 times
So, there's 2 questions :
1- how to return 50 ?
2- how to execute 50 times ?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:21 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Return value from a file into a JCL symbol
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1) CANNOT BE DONE
2) CANNOT BE DONE

the only alternative is to build dynamically the JCL and submit it thru the internal reader
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:12 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Return value from a file into a JCL symbol
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it's a pity !

Thank you for your idea of generating dynamically jcl
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